Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive112% 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:19
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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-$329
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 473
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 809
MC Mixed 766
113% 759 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 453
Reflection 386
Parallax 404
135% 414 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 435
Splatting 255
136% 310 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 136%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 404
Mixed 408
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 47.5
176% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 127
136% 228 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 112%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 31.1
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 31.9
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
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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 9,924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,538
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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