Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 153%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics82.3% 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 Drive337% 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
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 14:31
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$334
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
108% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 311
110% 234 Pts
4-Core 615
8-Core 816
94% 715 Pts
64-Core 820
55% 820 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 108%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Lighting 320
Reflection 308
Parallax 320
83% 316 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 298
Splatting 246
82% 258 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$100
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2289 775 782 783 787 788 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
337% Outstanding
Read 2,639
Write 2,434
Mixed 1,465
SusWrite 1034
423% 1,893 MB/s
4K Read 70.1
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 97.4
331% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,552
DQ Write 1,394
DQ Mixed 1,468
1,102% 1,471 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 337%
Great: 338%
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB
111GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 322 321 322 321 317 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 495
Mixed 459
SusWrite 339
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 64.7
235% 84.9 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
273% 366 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 130%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.3% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 24.1
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 110%
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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 13,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,463
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