Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 99.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics139% 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 Drive351% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 08 '20 at 04:11
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 (98th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Memory 98.2
1-Core 148
2-Core 266
99% 171 Pts
4-Core 541
8-Core 782
85% 661 Pts
64-Core 784
53% 784 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2902 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
139% Outstanding
Lighting 547
Reflection 512
Parallax 627
144% 562 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 539
Splatting 284
139% 361 fps
Poor: 109%
This bench: 139%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$170
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2047 2123 2037 1496 756 711 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
351% Outstanding
Read 2,621
Write 2076
Mixed 1,252
SusWrite 1,528
417% 1,869 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 84.9
297% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 1,455
DQ Write 1,276
DQ Mixed 1,339
1,011% 1,357 MB/s
Poor: 232%
This bench: 351%
Great: 388%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
56GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 488 478 473 473 289 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 464
Mixed 389
SusWrite 448
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 68
233% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 136%
Great: 134%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$99
500GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 121 123 124 124 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 67.1
Write 114
Mixed 28.9
SusWrite 123
60% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.1
374% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 108%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0911
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 193 194 196 197 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 152
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 193
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 105%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3468 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 41.2
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 30.7
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 24
SC Write 42.7
SC Mixed 32.7
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 45.3
88% 45.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 3,047 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,616
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