Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive138% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory22.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '21 at 14:21
Run Duration359 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-$274
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
62.2% Good
Memory 71.1
1-Core 59.1
2-Core 131
53% 87 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 540
51% 414 Pts
64-Core 619
42% 619 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$95
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 243 239 236 231 230 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 1,260
Write 1,098
Mixed 450
SusWrite 269
171% 769 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 31
90% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 1,080
DQ Write 842
DQ Mixed 620
556% 847 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 138%
Great: 232%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$47
458GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 149 158 155 157 158 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 158
Write 137
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 154
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 1 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 107%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$91
625GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 176 176 176 178 179 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 178
Mixed 91.7
SusWrite 177
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
214% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 24.9
MC Mixed 20.9
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 11.3
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 98.8
40% 98.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 61%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 5,469 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,524
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HDDRAMUSB
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