Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10.2% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive111% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 21:29
Run Duration198 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 151
121% 151 Pts
QC Int 518
QC Float 569
QC Mixed 542
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 764
MC Float 864
MC Mixed 823
122% 817 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$329
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Relative performance (0th percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 21.8
Parallax 24
7% 22.6 fps
MRender 25.6
Gravity 34.5
Splatting 28.8
13% 29.6 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 408
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 40.1
175% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 110
133% 233 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 111%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$88
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 131
Write 148
Mixed 138
105% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.29
109% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 80%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$88
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 154
Write 155
Mixed 147
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.21
111% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
272GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 170
Write 138
Mixed 141
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.23
70% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 114%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB-$7
1GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 136
Write 85.8
Mixed 94.5
127% 105 MB/s
4K Read 6.31
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 1.67
164% 3.48 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$179
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 30.7
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 29.7
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 105%
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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 9,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,589
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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