Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive228% 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)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime6.9 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:02
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 154
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 580
QC Mixed 566
128% 566 Pts
MC Int 775
MC Float 879
MC Mixed 832
124% 829 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 113%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
69.7% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 193
Parallax 207
66% 206 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 206
Splatting 156
72% 169 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$169
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 2,068
Write 1,328
Mixed 1,219
340% 1,538 MB/s
4K Read 58.8
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 31.5
204% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 59.9
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 29.2
46% 84.5 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 228%
Great: 258%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$89
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 146
Write 156
Mixed 151
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.78
4K Mixed 0.3
126% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 98%
WD RE4 500GB (2010)-$46
167GB free
Firmware: 01.01S01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 91.6
Write 98.9
Mixed 78.5
67% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.39
111% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 78%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
326GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 85.3
Write 79.7
Mixed 75.4
102% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.23
75% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.8% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 24.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 26.5
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 114%
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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 9,516 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 - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,523
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