Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 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 90.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive164% 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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '19 at 14:44
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$366
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 422
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 680
MC Mixed 638
92% 615 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 498 229 198 176 171 165 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Read 1,348
Write 1,089
Mixed 457
SusWrite 239
173% 783 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 43.3
166% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,045
DQ Write 956
DQ Mixed 740
626% 913 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 164%
Great: 235%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$162
441GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 857 864 559 446 448 447 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 62% Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$129
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 28
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 28.1
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 109%
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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 11,617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,638
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HDDRAMUSB
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