Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 98.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics72.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 21:51
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$349
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 482
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 817
MC Mixed 781
114% 767 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1055 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 163
Parallax 287
76% 225 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 183
Splatting 186
70% 166 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$68
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 163 131 137 153 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 446
Write 275
Mixed 250
SusWrite 148
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 52.8
186% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 238
198% 289 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 101%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
658GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 150 143 148 147 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 154
Write 149
Mixed 75.3
SusWrite 147
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
231% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
868GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 183 181 184 184 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 227
Write 170
Mixed 108
SusWrite 183
126% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
248% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 117%
Great: 107%
WD WD25 00JS-58NCB1 250GB
233GB free
Firmware: 20.06C03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 55 56 55 55 54 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 57.3
Write 48.3
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 54.8
37% 50.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 35%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB
278GB free
Firmware: GG2OAH10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 79 78 87 87 86 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 92.5
Write 84.2
Mixed 32.2
SusWrite 83.4
53% 73.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 27.1
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 34.9
SC Mixed 29.7
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 106%
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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 11,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,631
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