Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics161% 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 Drive124% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 21 '19 at 01:54
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$354
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 461
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 762
MC Mixed 704
106% 708 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 518
Reflection 492
Parallax 590
168% 533 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 518
Splatting 284
156% 353 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 161%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 325 312 303 303 303 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 465
Mixed 404
SusWrite 312
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 65.5
226% 82.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 160 161 162 162 162 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 158
Mixed 95.5
SusWrite 161
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 88%
SABRENT 1TB
745GB free
Firmware: ECFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1248 1040 1033 1048 1048 1046 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.4% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 20.1
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 109%
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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 12,441 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: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,599
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HDDRAMUSB
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