Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive254% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 19:55
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 528
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 769
MC Float 871
MC Mixed 830
123% 823 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 581
Reflection 522
Parallax 572
179% 558 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 555
Splatting 289
164% 369 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 170%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$248
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 2,416
Write 1,346
Mixed 1,610
395% 1,790 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 39.2
211% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 49
DQ Write 510
DQ Mixed 37.7
101% 199 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 254%
Great: 350%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
739GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 157
Mixed 147
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.18
66% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 28.7
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 31.9
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 101%
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 9,502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,499
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