Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics138% 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 Drive199% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateMay 09 '19 at 20:31
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
94% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 282
100% 212 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 736
81% 624 Pts
64-Core 742
50% 742 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 786
Reflection 495
Parallax 646
206% 642 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 523
Splatting 273
135% 350 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 138%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 545 314 313 311 308 306 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
199% Outstanding
Read 1,287
Write 979
Mixed 516
SusWrite 350
174% 783 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 65.6
249% 92.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,191
DQ Write 1,067
DQ Mixed 766
674% 1,008 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 199%
Great: 234%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
372GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 481 480 490 488 489 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 487
Mixed 404
SusWrite 482
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62.6
211% 75.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 131%
Great: 135%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 145 144 148 146 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 154
Write 139
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 146
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 27.2
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 29.5
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 47.6
84% 47.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 114%
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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 13,719 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

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