Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 Drive237% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 04:31
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 493
107% 474 Pts
MC Int 696
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 746
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$730
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 440
Reflection 412
Parallax 406
132% 419 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 494
Splatting 270
149% 336 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 142%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$170
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 1,999
Write 1,261
Mixed 1,118
322% 1,459 MB/s
4K Read 53.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 49.6
206% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 486
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 181
196% 332 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 237%
Great: 258%
WD WD20NPVX-00EA4T0 2TB
192GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 67.2
Write 58.9
Mixed 46.6
43% 57.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.18
58% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 62%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
128GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7L0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 146
Write 104
Mixed 119
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.18
60% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 29.3
96% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 28.9
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 127%
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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 9,249 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: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,569
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