Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics122% 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 Drive97% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory25.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 12:16
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$273
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Memory 92.8
1-Core 120
2-Core 221
85% 145 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 529
59% 456 Pts
64-Core 516
35% 516 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing below potential (43rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
122% Outstanding
Lighting 492
Reflection 405
Parallax 498
129% 465 fps
MRender 374
Gravity 426
Splatting 238
122% 346 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$103
584GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 400 386 404 378 374 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 431
Write 424
Mixed 380
SusWrite 388
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 38.2
132% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 300
238% 329 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
79% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 26
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 22.7
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79%
Great: 121%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 2,561 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,625
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Intel Core i7-9700K $319Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $47
HDDRAMUSB
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