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 above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 90.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateApr 21 '19 at 02:12
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User JOR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Memory 94.3
1-Core 137
2-Core 273
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 688
74% 577 Pts
64-Core 712
48% 712 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,399
Write 1,085
Mixed 565
224% 1,016 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 64.4
240% 88.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,282
DQ Write 1,148
DQ Mixed 978
798% 1,136 MB/s
Poor: 138% Great: 235%
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$65
29GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 79 78 77 80 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 412
Write 81.3
Mixed 136
SusWrite 77.9
38% 177 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 40.4
142% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 80.9
DQ Mixed 97.9
73% 96.7 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 70%
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
37GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 470 421 459 452 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 458
Mixed 320
SusWrite 428
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 34.9
149% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 69.1
116% 220 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 201 198 200 200 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 144
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 198
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 27.1
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 35.5
SC Mixed 26.6
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 96%
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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 16,152 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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