Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics53.2% 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)
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
30 days ago, 30 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 04:40
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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-$349
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 116
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 429
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 753
MC Mixed 667
99% 662 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Gigabyte(1458 370F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2551 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.2% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,949
Write 1,097
Mixed 534
261% 1,193 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 57.8
238% 91.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,232
DQ Write 1,012
DQ Mixed 912
740% 1,052 MB/s
Poor: 149% Great: 240%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
399GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 87 84 88 85 84 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 139
Write 128
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 85.7
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 108%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
558GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 126 120 124 120 125 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
49.4% Average
Read 48
Write 132
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 123
59% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 1.4
277% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 36.6
MC Mixed 28.5
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 33.9
SC Mixed 29.5
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 110%
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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 12,491 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $1,538
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $127Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $252Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $728SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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