Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics180% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive194% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:50
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
125% 157 Pts
QC Int 518
QC Float 567
QC Mixed 546
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 732
MC Float 850
MC Mixed 795
118% 792 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
180% Outstanding
Lighting 594
Reflection 550
Parallax 662
191% 602 fps
MRender 287
Gravity 571
Splatting 304
172% 387 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 180%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
466GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 2,070
Write 1,351
Mixed 1,308
348% 1,576 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 30.8
167% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 467
DQ Mixed 26.3
128% 286 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 233%
Great: 258%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
194% Outstanding
Read 1,496
Write 1,060
Mixed 1,127
272% 1,227 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 38.6
153% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 587
DQ Write 430
DQ Mixed 226
245% 414 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 194%
Great: 258%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$181
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 31.7
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 41.3
SC Mixed 32
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 102%
Great: 119%
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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 9,167 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,594
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 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
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