Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics176% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:18
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$339
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 149
121% 152 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 489
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 703
MC Float 809
MC Mixed 810
116% 774 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2802 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Lighting 593
Reflection 527
Parallax 603
184% 574 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 564
Splatting 304
169% 382 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 176%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 392
Mixed 412
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 51.7
187% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 129
140% 237 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 115%
Great: 134%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
917GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 159
Write 151
Mixed 152
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.18
83% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2988 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 26.5
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 27.7
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 100%
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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 9,961 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: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,565
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