Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics146% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime5.5 Days
Run DateSep 23 '21 at 04:56
Run Duration386 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$365
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 155
2-Core 295
101% 182 Pts
4-Core 545
8-Core 807
84% 676 Pts
64-Core 840
52% 840 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 99%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$649
EVGA(3842 6796) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 471.68
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
146% Outstanding
Lighting 183
Reflection 195
Parallax 189
148% 189 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 188
Splatting 127
145% 151 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 146%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
T-force 500GB 500GB
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 489
Write 442
Mixed 415
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 57.4
190% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 124
158% 284 MB/s
Poor: 82% Great: 126%
BPXP 480GB
19GB free
Firmware: ECFM11.0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,413
Write 1,090
Mixed 135
192% 879 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 19.4
4K Mixed 53.6
152% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1320
DQ Write 1087
DQ Mixed 531
581% 979 MB/s
Poor: 125% Great: 246%
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$94
101GB free
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 645 29 58 28 71 100 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 1,242
Write 1,128
Mixed 929
SusWrite 155
193% 864 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 83.3
291% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 689
DQ Write 880
DQ Mixed 267
346% 612 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 184%
Great: 295%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$65
98GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 90 90 92 90 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 102
Write 86.8
Mixed 64.1
SusWrite 90.4
63% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$70
395GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 107 112 112 112 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 103
Write 101
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 110
72% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 74%
WD easystore 2624 5TB
4.5TB free, PID 2624
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 115 117 117 117 117 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 105
Write 114
Mixed 73
SusWrite 116
140% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
127% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 32.8
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 30.5
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 48: 7R 3G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
48% 54% 26 334 270 60 27.2" 1920 1080 SPT0ABF Z27
History: Score 21: 2R 3G 2B | Score 40: 6R 3G 1B | Score 48: 7R 3G 4B
Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 2,160 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,443
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