Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics156% 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 Drive105% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:11
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$329
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 527
QC Float 550
QC Mixed 541
122% 539 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 742
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Lighting 511
Reflection 489
Parallax 545
162% 515 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 495
Splatting 277
151% 342 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 156%
Great: 175%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 399
Mixed 414
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 43.5
169% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 83.9
92% 159 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 105%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$153
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 26.9
96% 33.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 30.2
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 101%
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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 9,907 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,538
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Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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