Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 95.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics35.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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 way above expectations (95th 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-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
1-Core 155
2-Core 304
108% 229 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 829
87% 682 Pts
64-Core 829
56% 829 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$685
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.39
Relative performance (0th percentile)
35.3% Below average
Lighting 150
Reflection 152
Parallax 148
39% 150 fps
MRender 22.3
Gravity 149
Splatting 93.7
31% 88.2 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$92
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: 155%
This bench: 276%
Great: 276%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$57
62GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 268 288 239 243 236 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th 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: 80%
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 (92nd 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.

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 13,435 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,450
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $57
Intel Core i5-9600K $240Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060 $342Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $174
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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