Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 161%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 89.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics93.2% 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 Drive361% 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.
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)
Memory18.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 18:07
Run Duration232 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$329
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 684
76% 586 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Asus(1043 8593) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 400
Parallax 414
107% 408 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 337
Splatting 258
93% 281 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$134
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1931 1949 1867 1873 1882 1873 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
361% Outstanding
Read 2,699
Write 2,136
Mixed 1,330
SusWrite 1,896
451% 2,015 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 74.4
270% 99.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,273
DQ Write 1,191
DQ Mixed 1,219
918% 1,228 MB/s
Poor: 229%
This bench: 361%
Great: 395%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$285
764GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2425 2330 2386 2381 2337 2418 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
410% Outstanding
Read 2,623
Write 2,281
Mixed 1,411
SusWrite 2,379
488% 2,174 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 87.8
312% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,513
DQ Write 1335
DQ Mixed 1,394
1,054% 1,414 MB/s
Poor: 235%
This bench: 410%
Great: 409%
Hitachi HMS5C4040ALE640 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: MPAOA3W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 97 99 98 98 100 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 101
Write 99.8
Mixed 16
SusWrite 97.9
57% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 72%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
370GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 74 73 76 75 75 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 70.2
Write 72
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 74.4
49% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 67%
Asmedia ASM1053E 3TB
450GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 101 101 101 101 101 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 98
Write 100
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 101
72% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M4C3400C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.9% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 18.5
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 134%
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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 13,742 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
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: $1,568
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