Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive162% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 19:37
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CRI-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$291
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 142
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 549
QC Mixed 545
122% 541 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 802
MC Mixed 762
113% 756 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 429
Reflection 401
Parallax 423
132% 418 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 411
Splatting 256
134% 305 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 133%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$130
163GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Read 1,401
Write 554
Mixed 772
199% 909 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 48.1
188% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 398
DQ Mixed 101
143% 259 MB/s
Poor: 106%
This bench: 162%
Great: 159%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
465GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 59% Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.4% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 20.3
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 23.2
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 108%
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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 8,899 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,652
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