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 above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 95.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive273% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 13 '19 at 16:39
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$308
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 300
103% 222 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 768
83% 645 Pts
64-Core 778
52% 778 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2827 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.67
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
37% 143 fps
Gravity 137
Splatting 143
47% 140 fps
Poor: 79% Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$249
296GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1086 710 655 638 632 620 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
273% Outstanding
Read 2,202
Write 1,946
Mixed 1,073
SusWrite 723
331% 1,486 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 75.2
260% 95.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,519
DQ Write 1,179
DQ Mixed 1,228
952% 1,309 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 273%
Great: 360%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
700GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 476 482 478 487 486 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 467
Mixed 407
SusWrite 477
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 66.8
227% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 362
272% 362 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 136%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 28.1
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 38.7
SC Mixed 31.7
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 110%
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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 13,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,541
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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