Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 152%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive123% 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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 16:36
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i7-6700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 484
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 637
MC Float 787
MC Mixed 749
108% 724 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2777 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 412
Parallax 437
134% 426 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 421
Splatting 262
137% 314 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 136%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 412 467 476 476 475 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 490
Mixed 359
SusWrite 458
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 59.1
197% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 356
255% 326 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 123%
Great: 133%
Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$120
153GB free
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1278 337 982 1434 1480 1440 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
295% Outstanding
Read 2,475
Write 1,467
Mixed 1,299
SusWrite 1,158
356% 1,600 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 83.8
274% 95.1 MB/s
DQ Read 962
DQ Write 824
DQ Mixed 859
653% 881 MB/s
Poor: 194%
This bench: 295%
Great: 348%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 193 189 194 194 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 150
Mixed 85
SusWrite 193
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
WD My Book 1TB
613GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 38 38 39 39 38 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
18.2% Very poor
Read 36
Write 36
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 37.8
47% 34.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
80% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.2%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
78.7% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 22.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 25.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 90%
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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 10,867 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,682
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