Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 97.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:12
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$329
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 474
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 733
110% 734 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.4% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 405
Mixed 416
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 38.5
175% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 27.2
94% 207 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
980GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 153
Write 185
Mixed 167
127% 168 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.25
106% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 26.1
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 25.6
74% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 89%
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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 9,914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
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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