Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive276% 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
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 17:18
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 155
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 519
QC Float 572
QC Mixed 536
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 753
MC Float 885
MC Mixed 829
123% 822 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 110%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
42% Average
Lighting 150
Reflection 152
Parallax 148
46% 150 fps
MRender 22.3
Gravity 149
Splatting 93.7
39% 88.2 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 42%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$118
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101140WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1101 716 675 694 684 694 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
276% Outstanding
Read 1,928
Write 2,239
Mixed 1,724
SusWrite 761
374% 1,663 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 211
4K Mixed 78.2
288% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,554
DQ Write 1,314
DQ Mixed 1,388
1,052% 1,419 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 276%
Great: 276%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$92
62GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 268 288 239 243 236 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 485
Mixed 434
SusWrite 282
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 71.3
245% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 130%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3733 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 44.1
MC Write 45.1
MC Mixed 31.1
115% 40.1 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 46.7
SC Mixed 36.4
104% 36.3 GB/s
Latency 41.2
97% 41.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
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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 11,932 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,617
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