Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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.
Boot Drive90.6% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:08
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 549
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 707
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 767
113% 759 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 531
Reflection 517
Parallax 557
167% 535 fps
MRender 267
Gravity 503
Splatting 277
154% 349 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 160%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 406
Mixed 418
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 24.4
131% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 46.3
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 73.6
82% 131 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 123%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
129GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 403
Mixed 419
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 51.6
180% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 132
151% 260 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 114%
Great: 134%
Hitachi HUS724030ALA640 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: MF8OABW0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 219
Write 158
Mixed 171
137% 183 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.52
143% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 108%
Great: 100%
Hitachi HUS724030ALE641 3TB
858GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5F0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 124
Write 131
Mixed 127
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.19
90% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD G.SKILL F4-3000C16-8GTZR BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD G.SKILL F4-3000C16-8GTZR 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 25.5
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 25.3
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 82%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 82%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 9,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,594
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $360Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback