Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 150%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 87.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive353% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory59.7 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '20 at 19:38
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 above expectations (63rd percentile)
87.7% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 269
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 734
76% 599 Pts
64-Core 734
49% 734 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
EVGA(3842 6583) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 395
Reflection 382
Parallax 434
104% 404 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 401
Splatting 254
107% 298 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1247 1391 1655 1785 1751 1735 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
353% Outstanding
Read 2,665
Write 1,880
Mixed 959
SusWrite 1,594
395% 1,774 MB/s
4K Read 56.2
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 79.5
294% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,302
DQ Write 1,356
DQ Mixed 1,112
896% 1,257 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 353%
Great: 349%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
758GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 156 156 156 156 155 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 149
Mixed 105
SusWrite 156
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$80
191GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 68 67 69 69 69 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 114
Write 113
Mixed 63
SusWrite 68.4
66% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 29.8
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 41
SC Mixed 30.2
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 129%
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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 15,273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

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