Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.93% 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 Drive90.2% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime8.9 Days
Run DateNov 25 '22 at 08:34
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$100
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Memory 95.2
1-Core 122
2-Core 242
87% 153 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 417
53% 400 Pts
64-Core 406
25% 406 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 31.0.101.2111
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
5.93% Terrible
Lighting 7.3
Reflection 9
Parallax 8.3
6% 8.2 fps
MRender 10.6
Gravity 6.9
Splatting 0.2
6% 5.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.93%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 206 214 207 217 176 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 458
Write 438
Mixed 214
SusWrite 210
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 42.7
146% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 257
205% 291 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 111%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$65
848GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 147 147 149 153 151 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 151
Write 142
Mixed 32.1
SusWrite 149
86% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.5
144% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$50
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 34.8
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 39
SC Mixed 29.3
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 69 59 144 24" 1280 720 GSM5A92 24GM77
Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 2,382 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,418
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