Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 164%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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 Drive342% 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)
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 01:40
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 way above expectations (94th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 489
107% 474 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 815
MC Mixed 760
112% 752 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 101%
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 (93rd percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 411
Parallax 472
138% 438 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 430
Splatting 270
139% 319 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 139%
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: 1524 1490 1559 1524 1516 773 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
342% Outstanding
Read 2419
Write 1,501
Mixed 1,229
SusWrite 1,398
365% 1,637 MB/s
4K Read 70.6
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 101
338% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,340
DQ Write 1,103
DQ Mixed 1,121
867% 1,188 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 342%
Great: 350%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
252GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 476 480 483 482 467 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 448
Mixed 387
SusWrite 477
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 69.6
235% 84.4 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: 201 210 208 205 202 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 170
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 206
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 120%
Great: 116%
WD My Book 1TB
613GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
19.2% Very poor
Read 34.7
Write 38.5
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 39.1
48% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
84% 1 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 19.2%
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 above expectations (66th percentile)
78.9% Very good
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 22.2
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 25.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.9%
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 9,243 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,589
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