Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive99.3% 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '20 at 04:14
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 99.4
1-Core 148
2-Core 297
103% 182 Pts
4-Core 593
8-Core 796
91% 694 Pts
64-Core 794
53% 794 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 104%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
Zotac(19DA 1445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2205 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Lighting 316
Reflection 306
Parallax 353
83% 325 fps
MRender 218
Gravity 296
Splatting 240
82% 252 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$160
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 139 133 126 122 117 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 346
Mixed 316
SusWrite 133
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 49.5
184% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 327
240% 318 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 123%
Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB-$164
58GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 97 90 86 110 97 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 116
Write 111
Mixed 59.8
SusWrite 94.7
70% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 4133 C19 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
131% Outstanding
MC Read 50.5
MC Write 52.1
MC Mixed 36.3
132% 46.3 GB/s
SC Read 27.2
SC Write 53.8
SC Mixed 40.5
116% 40.5 GB/s
Latency 38.8
103% 38.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 131%
Great: 127%
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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 16,156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,542
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