Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 80.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics134% 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 Drive64.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 22 '19 at 16:03
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
1-Core 139
2-Core 271
97% 205 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 725
74% 586 Pts
64-Core 727
49% 727 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$685
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 547
Reflection 477
Parallax 575
142% 533 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 534
Splatting 289
123% 362 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$160
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 112 112 114 102 115 MB/s
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
64.9% Good
Read 182
Write 150
Mixed 178
SusWrite 108
35% 154 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 39
148% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 92.1
80% 115 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 77%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
161GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 827 564 624 622 620 619 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 2,162
Write 1,731
Mixed 720
SusWrite 646
292% 1,315 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 67
266% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,075
DQ Write 1,368
DQ Mixed 984
809% 1,143 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 261%
Great: 261%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3000C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 29.2
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 42.2
SC Mixed 29.5
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 13,442 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,449
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