Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 226%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 188%
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics252% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 24 '21 at 00:57
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 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 i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 90.4
1-Core 137
2-Core 268
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 696
80% 610 Pts
64-Core 698
47% 698 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
MSI(1462 3882) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
252% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 298
Parallax 336
271% 323 fps
MRender 372
Gravity 270
Splatting 193
230% 278 fps
Poor: 180%
This bench: 252%
Great: 255%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 304 331 237 255 398 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 158
Mixed 218
SusWrite 297
65% 295 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 45.3
180% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 192
158% 233 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 104%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
327GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 465 464 481 480 480 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 361
Write 421
Mixed 402
SusWrite 470
94% 414 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 64.8
231% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 348
263% 354 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 131%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
PNY 8GBF2X04HEEE36-12-K 8GBF2X04JEEE35-12-K 8GBF2X04HEEE36-12-K 8GBF2X04JEEE35-12-K 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 26.2
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 25.8
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 5,672 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: 42% - Average Total price: $1,933
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