Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 93.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive344% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:02
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 117
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 476
108% 479 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 815
MC Mixed 749
111% 746 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 408
Parallax 429
133% 423 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 430
Splatting 269
139% 318 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 137%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$110
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1482 1523 1528 1549 1524 913 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
344% Outstanding
Read 2,472
Write 1,398
Mixed 1,201
SusWrite 1,420
361% 1,623 MB/s
4K Read 68
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 99.7
332% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,340
DQ Write 1,121
DQ Mixed 1,083
852% 1,181 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 344%
Great: 350%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
252GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 479 478 483 480 469 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 455
Mixed 381
SusWrite 477
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 68.5
232% 83.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 137%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 210 207 207 205 209 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 212
Write 173
Mixed 85.8
SusWrite 205
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 120%
Great: 116%
WD My Book 1TB
613GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
19% Very poor
Read 35.3
Write 38
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 39.2
48% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 1 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 19%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
77.7% Very good
MC Read 30
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 22.1
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 24.6
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 89%
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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 9,236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,587
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