Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics184% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive190% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 13:59
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
SC Int 133
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 116
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 444
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 668
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
184% Outstanding
Lighting 792
Reflection 497
Parallax 580
221% 623 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 526
Splatting 278
157% 354 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 184%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 605 314 314 315 315 312 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
190% Outstanding
Read 1,407
Write 1,170
Mixed 560
SusWrite 363
194% 875 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 54.3
210% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 1,198
DQ Write 936
DQ Mixed 767
655% 967 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 190%
Great: 236%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$62
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 140 137 139 140 142 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 140
Write 134
Mixed 92.2
SusWrite 138
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 87%
hp v225w 16GB
13GB free, PID a307
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.8 8 8.6 9.1 9 9.4 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
5.9% Terrible
Read 17.8
Write 2
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 8.5
10% 8.75 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
23% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.9%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$121
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3091 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 27
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 27.2
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 102%
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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 11,379 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: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,631
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