Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive246% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:38
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 538
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 754
109% 731 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
EVGA(3842 6687) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 86% Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$103
169GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
246% Outstanding
Read 2,717
Write 1,028
Mixed 1,250
364% 1,665 MB/s
4K Read 56.1
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 31.1
196% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 465
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 25.9
123% 281 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 246%
Great: 264%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 277
Write 261
Mixed 216
188% 251 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 3.42
4K Mixed 0.35
145% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 154%
Great: 238%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 27.9
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 31
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
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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 8,942 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,598
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-8600K $222AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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