Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive232% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateDec 05 '18 at 20:27
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
107% Outstanding
1-Core 154
2-Core 312
109% 233 Pts
4-Core 610
8-Core 826
94% 718 Pts
64-Core 824
55% 824 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 107%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Lighting 380
Reflection 367
Parallax 384
100% 377 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 374
Splatting 240
100% 283 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 769 603 592 602 598 595 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 2,174
Write 1,587
Mixed 657
SusWrite 626
279% 1,261 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 68.3
260% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 54.9
DQ Write 1,164
DQ Mixed 75.1
218% 431 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 232%
Great: 260%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
128GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 336 332 336 336 334 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 448
Write 335
Mixed 302
SusWrite 335
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 45
132% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 31.7
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 46.5
46% 70.2 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 96%
Hitachi HUS726020ALN610 2TB
92GB free
Firmware: APGNT544
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 93 96 100 111 186 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 163
Write 167
Mixed 73
SusWrite 114
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.4
183% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 109%
WD Gold 4TB (2016)-$119
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01M03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 173 173 179 175 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 178
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 176
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.6
209% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 43
MC Write 43.8
MC Mixed 31.2
112% 39.3 GB/s
SC Read 25.7
SC Write 45
SC Mixed 35.8
101% 35.5 GB/s
Latency 42.2
95% 42.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 135%
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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 15,273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,468
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