Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 90.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '19 at 23:16
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 above expectations (80th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
1-Core 142
2-Core 283
100% 212 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 754
81% 632 Pts
64-Core 760
51% 760 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2552 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 399
Parallax 406
105% 404 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 398
Splatting 256
98% 297 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 501
Write 485
Mixed 379
101% 455 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 59.6
203% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
113GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 126 125 128 127 127 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 146
Write 90.3
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 125
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
64.7% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 18.4
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 20.8
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 81%
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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
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $102
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX 580 $167Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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