Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 08:16
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-6700K-$334
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 475
QC Mixed 481
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 753
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2742 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 400
Reflection 360
Parallax 346
118% 369 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 442
Splatting 266
140% 320 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 131%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
187GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 398
Mixed 411
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 48.1
176% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 128
147% 255 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 122
Write 120
Mixed 100
85% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.16
56% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 109%
Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB-$60
187GB free
Firmware: JKAOA3EA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
35.3% Below average
Read 44.6
Write 78.7
Mixed 60.6
46% 61.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 0.47
4K Mixed 0.08
28% 0.26 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 25.7
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 27.9
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 88%
Great: 107%
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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 7,456 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,593
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $146
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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