Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics110% 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 Drive132% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:03
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
80% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 86.6
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 421
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 746
111% 743 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 80%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 354
Reflection 318
Parallax 333
107% 335 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 322
Splatting 247
112% 260 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 456 458 444 445 441 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 446
Mixed 372
SusWrite 452
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 65.8
223% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 132%
Great: 134%
Intel MEMPEK1W032GA 29GB
3GB free
Firmware: K3110310
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 6,817
Write 79.3
Mixed 155
489% 2,350 MB/s
4K Read 773
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 9.7
1,186% 262 MB/s
Poor: 181% Great: 317%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
73.4% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 21.3
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 87%
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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 9,223 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,587
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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