Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive281% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory30.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 03:19
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 505
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 791
MC Mixed 754
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 429
Reflection 389
Parallax 415
131% 411 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 402
Splatting 240
129% 294 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 130%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$210
438GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 505
Mixed 494
113% 506 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 33.7
148% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 38.9
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 147
95% 106 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 100%
Great: 124%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$299
435GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
281% Outstanding
Read 2,670
Write 1,781
Mixed 2,103
485% 2,185 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 38.6
171% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 36.2
103% 221 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 281%
Great: 323%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GC3000C15K4 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 32.3
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 32
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 76%
This bench: 103%
Great: 125%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 6,937 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $1,087
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