Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (97th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 3 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 109%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive207% 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)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 06 '17 at 23:27
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (97th 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 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Memory 99.5
1-Core 160
2-Core 321
109% 194 Pts
4-Core 639
8-Core 870
98% 754 Pts
64-Core 875
59% 875 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 109%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 366E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1661 MHz, MLim: 1975 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Lighting 309
Reflection 257
Parallax 280
81% 282 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 265
Splatting 180
73% 213 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 67%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$55
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 1,806
Write 630
Mixed 876
241% 1,104 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 49.3
249% 99.9 MB/s
DQ Read 765
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 33.1
150% 351 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 207%
Great: 210%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4266 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3913 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
128% Outstanding
MC Read 48.8
MC Write 51.7
MC Mixed 34
128% 44.8 GB/s
SC Read 28.1
SC Write 55.7
SC Mixed 37.5
116% 40.4 GB/s
Latency 38.2
105% 38.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 128%
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 16,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,631
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