Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics137% 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 Drive83.7% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (77%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory16.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 28 '19 at 22:58
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 77%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$334
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
49.4% Average
1-Core 93.7
2-Core 148
59% 121 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 321
35% 272 Pts
64-Core 355
24% 355 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
Nvidia(10DE 1B06) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2854 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 520
Reflection 479
Parallax 556
137% 518 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 529
Splatting 286
137% 359 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 137%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$200
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 248 250 230 223 169 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 377
Write 450
Mixed 354
SusWrite 241
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 35.5
126% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 342
255% 339 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$114
5GB free
Firmware: 0001
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 95.5
Write 77.7
Mixed 44.7
54% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
94% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 106%
WD My Passport 0740 1TB
102GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 106 106 102 95 96 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
41% Average
Read 88
Write 98.2
Mixed 55
SusWrite 102
117% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 41%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4DFD8213.C16FBD 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.7% Average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.7
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 10.5
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 200
20% 200 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 13,718 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,570
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HDDRAMUSB
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