Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 17.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics48.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive57.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 01 '19 at 21:38
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Relative performance (0th percentile)
17.8% Very poor
SC Int 24.4
SC Float 26.2
SC Mixed 25.4
20% 25.3 Pts
QC Int 84.9
QC Float 92
QC Mixed 86.1
20% 87.7 Pts
MC Int 124
MC Float 142
MC Mixed 137
20% 134 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 17.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$314
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
48.6% Average
Lighting 170
Reflection 192
Parallax 268
63% 210 fps
MRender 48.6
Gravity 69.6
Splatting 175
38% 97.7 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT07B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 206 193 190 182 180 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 424
Write 249
Mixed 163
SusWrite 192
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 19.2
73% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 51
67% 120 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 85%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$70
285GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 201 202 202 201 201 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 149
Write 169
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 200
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.3
404% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB-$70
607GB free
Firmware: CC1F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.8 0.7 1 0.8 0.6 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
28.8% Poor
Read 99.2
Write 101
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 0.7
48% 64.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 28.8%
Great: 66%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$50
682GB free
Firmware: SM28
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 102 102 104 104 103 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 112
Write 119
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 103
73% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2.5
439% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3000C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2263 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 20.4
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 9.5
24% 8.5 GB/s
Latency 118
34% 118 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 11,886 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,626
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