Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 90.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.9% 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 Drive220% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 09 '19 at 00:12
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Memory 92.8
1-Core 125
2-Core 245
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 651
74% 567 Pts
64-Core 651
44% 651 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$367
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
77.9% Very good
Lighting 305
Reflection 298
Parallax 308
80% 303 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 285
Splatting 234
78% 241 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$89
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 828 640 634 639 637 635 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 1,202
Write 1,005
Mixed 620
SusWrite 669
195% 874 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 66.8
255% 97.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,208
DQ Write 1,190
DQ Mixed 1,032
821% 1,143 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 220%
Great: 256%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
131GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 477 475 484 485 485 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 479
Mixed 353
SusWrite 479
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 49.5
182% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 128
159% 281 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 121%
Great: 116%
Corsair Voyager SliderX1 128GB
119GB free, PID 1a15
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 33 14 82 82 54 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
31.1% Below average
Read 124
Write 70
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 50
102% 82 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.9
57% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 20.3
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 23.3
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 3,418 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,620
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