Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81.4% 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 Drive64.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime7.8 Days
Run DateDec 22 '19 at 03:46
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
86.4% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 264
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 696
74% 574 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$399
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Lighting 311
Reflection 287
Parallax 330
82% 309 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 302
Splatting 230
82% 244 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra 3D 1TB-$110
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 123 123 116 123 126 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 422
Write 238
Mixed 165
SusWrite 139
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 16.3
91% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 212
173% 252 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 121%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 3400 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
66.5% Good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 20.1
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 115%
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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 15,269 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,468
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