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 as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 90.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive75.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory24 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 04:04
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 (73rd percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Memory 92.4
1-Core 140
2-Core 260
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 728
77% 602 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Gigabyte(1458 36DD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1607 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 71% Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 46 49 52 55 56 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 493
Write 90
Mixed 124
SusWrite 51.5
41% 190 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 40.2
137% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 60.3
DQ Mixed 115
111% 185 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
511GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 78 75 75 75 75 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 82.9
Mixed 410
SusWrite 139
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 52.5
184% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 358
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 101%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$75
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 140 154 140 128 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 157
Write 99.2
Mixed 73.7
SusWrite 139
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
241% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.4% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 22.2
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 24.1
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 5,937 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,911
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