Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 91.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.09% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive119% 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)
Memory7.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161228
Uptime8.2 Days
Run DateMay 11 '21 at 22:45
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 137
2-Core 270
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 467
8-Core 697
75% 582 Pts
64-Core 706
47% 706 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
6.09% Terrible
Lighting 7.4
Reflection 8.4
Parallax 8.8
6% 8.2 fps
MRender 8.5
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 11.8
6% 9.27 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.09%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 240 237 237 232 237 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 457
Mixed 377
SusWrite 260
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 63.9
219% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 358
270% 363 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 119%
Great: 121%
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
73GB free
Firmware: 000F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 257 234 243 242 241 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 407
Write 253
Mixed 259
SusWrite 241
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 14.9
110% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 23.8
68% 145 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 73%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$55
572GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 158 157 159 162 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 152
Write 101
Mixed 77.9
SusWrite 159
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 183 187 188 187 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 142
Mixed 82.1
SusWrite 184
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
53.7% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.4
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 18.7
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 6,155 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: 44% - Average Total price: $1,866
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