Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics157% 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 Drive72.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '18 at 13:23
Run Duration402 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 555
QC Float 586
QC Mixed 574
130% 572 Pts
MC Int 708
MC Float 814
MC Mixed 775
114% 766 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 513
Reflection 466
Parallax 583
166% 521 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 502
Splatting 269
150% 339 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 157%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$42
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 511
Write 320
Mixed 341
86% 391 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 9.7
101% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 33.9
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 7.23
33% 70.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 98%
Toshiba OCZ TL100 240GB-$126
155GB free
Firmware: SBFZ10.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 499
Write 430
Mixed 480
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 12.6
125% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 47.9
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 17.7
60% 123 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 88%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
807GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 136
Write 173
Mixed 129
109% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.49
180% 2.14 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
178GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 169
Mixed 152
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.24
98% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
5GB free, PID 3d00
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
4.94% Terrible
Read 17.4
Write 4.16
Mixed 5.21
9% 8.93 MB/s
4K Read 6.32
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.005
24% 2.11 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.94%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
85% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.6
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.3
74% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 9,908 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 - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,628
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