Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive221% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime6 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 18:47
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 512
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 687
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 741
110% 735 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Lighting 123
Reflection 84.6
Parallax 125
38% 111 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 116
Splatting 86.9
41% 94.7 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 1,992
Write 1,042
Mixed 1,163
308% 1,399 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 40.9
201% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 533
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 172
190% 327 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 221%
Great: 233%
WD Re 2TB-$56
1.5TB free
Firmware: HPG1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 127
Write 127
Mixed 123
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.41
152% 1.56 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 26.8
92% 32.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 36.3
SC Mixed 29
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 104%
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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 9,224 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,587
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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