Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 92.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive166% 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
13 months ago, 13 months 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 17:29
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 148
2-Core 294
102% 179 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 754
79% 617 Pts
64-Core 739
50% 739 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 99%
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: 559 324 311 264 169 166 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1,173
Write 987
Mixed 502
SusWrite 299
164% 740 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 48.2
182% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,056
DQ Write 994
DQ Mixed 780
653% 943 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 166%
Great: 237%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$250
441GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 857 878 574 453 447 455 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-$94
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 28.4
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 42.1
SC Mixed 32.3
93% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
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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 16,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,572
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