Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics85.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory23.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime5 Days
Run DateJul 16 '19 at 15:48
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
78.4% Very good
1-Core 140
2-Core 259
95% 199 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 734
74% 584 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Lighting 340
Reflection 310
Parallax 357
88% 335 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 312
Splatting 239
82% 253 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,635
Write 354
Mixed 507
180% 832 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 59.6
234% 89.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,072
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 711
536% 735 MB/s
Poor: 184% Great: 360%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$142
4.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 154 147 165 164 162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 113
Write 155
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 157
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.9
263% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 174 172 176 176 178 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 134
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 175
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 100%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB-$153
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78.4% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 25
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 22
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 131%
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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%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

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