Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics165% 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 Drive212% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory56.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:31
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-7700-$296
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 117
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 397
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 598
MC Float 690
MC Mixed 654
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 533
Reflection 512
Parallax 610
173% 551 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 523
Splatting 290
159% 360 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 165%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 657 391 385 370 362 356 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,829
Write 1,250
Mixed 690
SusWrite 420
232% 1,047 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 60.8
209% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,172
DQ Write 1016
DQ Mixed 856
707% 1,015 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 212%
Great: 257%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$119
34GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 155 156 156 157 156 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 158
Mixed 102
SusWrite 154
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 31.9
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 25.1
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 101%
Great: 190%
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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 9,965 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,590
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