Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 95.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive177% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit 色彩
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:28
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-7700-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 487
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 703
MC Mixed 670
100% 666 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 299
Parallax 307
96% 307 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 281
Splatting 231
102% 238 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$155
340GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 1,461
Write 1,040
Mixed 1,092
266% 1,198 MB/s
4K Read 55.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 27.4
176% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 58.2
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 170
107% 117 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 177%
Great: 259%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$279
233GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 492
Mixed 503
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 28.9
146% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 36.3
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 25.3
34% 58.6 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.9% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 20.4
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 23.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 90%
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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 9,899 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,538
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