Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 98.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics96.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:25
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$291
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 486
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 792
MC Mixed 758
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2827 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Lighting 257
Reflection 254
Parallax 312
86% 274 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 269
Splatting 233
104% 245 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
141GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 396
Mixed 406
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 46.7
180% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 117
132% 227 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 131
Write 183
Mixed 129
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 5.27
4K Mixed 0.55
180% 2.11 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.5% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 20.2
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 108%
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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 8,897 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,652
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