Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive91.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:42
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 525
120% 528 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 754
111% 740 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$225
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 175
Parallax 191
62% 191 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 197
Splatting 158
72% 168 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme II 120GB-$130
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 305
Mixed 348
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 23.7
138% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 61.2
111% 219 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 92%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
7GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
265% Outstanding
Read 2,894
Write 1,180
Mixed 1,336
394% 1,803 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 45.2
211% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 142
155% 264 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 265%
Great: 238%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$60
528GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 90.4
Write 80
Mixed 80.2
63% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.13
64% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$195
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 33.4
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 33.1
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
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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 9,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,585
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Intel Core i7-7700K $300AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $58HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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