Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics87.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive142% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 08 '19 at 13:29
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 260
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 670
72% 558 Pts
64-Core 660
44% 660 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Lighting 355
Reflection 313
Parallax 385
93% 351 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 320
Splatting 200
80% 245 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$46
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 250 262 259 261 243 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Read 840
Write 826
Mixed 792
SusWrite 293
154% 688 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 52.5
191% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 703
DQ Mixed 584
471% 663 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 142%
Great: 141%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2009)-$40
374GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 70 71 72 71 70 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 67.7
Write 66.3
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 69.2
45% 61.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 43%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
343GB free
Firmware: 2BA30010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 94 94 95 95 95 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 98.5
Write 110
Mixed 56.9
SusWrite 94.7
66% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
162% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 60%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$20
48GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 97 97 98 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 107
Write 102
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 96.9
69% 94.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 29.4
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 43.9
SC Mixed 32.4
95% 33.2 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
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 12,824 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,501
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