Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics19.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive293% 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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 09:33
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$390
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 147
117% 147 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 551
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 720
MC Float 823
MC Mixed 747
114% 763 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2214 MHz, MLim: 2579 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Lighting 12.8
Reflection 44.5
Parallax 28.3
6% 28.5 fps
MRender 0.7
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 274
30% 91.8 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1285 1176 694 490 463 463 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 3,318
Write 2,242
Mixed 773
SusWrite 762
391% 1,773 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 60.1
221% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,120
DQ Write 953
DQ Mixed 914
718% 996 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 293%
Great: 329%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$95
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 31 31 31 31 31 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 120
Write 30
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 31
40% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$134
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3395 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 29.3
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 37.9
SC Mixed 31.5
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 47.3
84% 47.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
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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 10,876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,682
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