Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 82%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81% 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 Drive104% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime12.8 Days
Run DateOct 22 '19 at 19:52
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$378
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
82% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 245
90% 189 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 582
66% 505 Pts
64-Core 640
43% 640 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
81% Excellent
Lighting 246
Reflection 229
Parallax 278
65% 251 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 312
Splatting 199
82% 227 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 81%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 220 209 182 177 166 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 461
Mixed 375
SusWrite 219
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 51.9
178% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
104GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 86 89 88 85 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 67.5
Write 70
Mixed 55
SusWrite 87.3
52% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$107
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
68.2% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 21.7
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 20.5
56% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 105%
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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 14,060 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,589
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Intel Core i7-9700K $369Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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