Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive248% 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 @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:44
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 521
QC Mixed 507
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 825
MC Mixed 794
115% 771 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.16
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 574
Reflection 517
Parallax 644
185% 579 fps
Gravity 564
Splatting 295
195% 429 fps
Poor: 61% Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 880 610 643 647 647 641 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 1,980
Write 1,726
Mixed 626
SusWrite 678
278% 1,252 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 70.5
247% 94.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,194
DQ Write 1,113
DQ Mixed 829
711% 1,045 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 248%
Great: 256%
Micron_M600_MTFDDAY256MBF 256GB
170GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 20 20 20 20 20 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
31.9% Below average
Read 147
Write 19.8
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 19.9
12% 54.9 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 20.5
4K Mixed 17.8
77% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 50.6
DQ Write 19.7
DQ Mixed 26
22% 32.1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 104%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 203 205 205 206 206 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 133
Write 154
Mixed 31
SusWrite 205
94% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 42
MC Write 42.7
MC Mixed 30.8
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 44.8
SC Mixed 35.3
99% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 46
87% 46 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
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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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