Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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.
Graphics161% 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 Drive110% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:26
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 517
120% 530 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 797
MC Mixed 761
113% 753 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 528
Reflection 503
Parallax 562
167% 531 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 516
Splatting 286
157% 355 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 161%
Great: 177%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
40GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 413
Mixed 421
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 46.7
176% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 83.5
98% 175 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMR16GX4M2C3000C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 27.1
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 31.2
90% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 100%
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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 8,206 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $376

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,855
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HDDRAMUSB
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