Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 160%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 197%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics188% 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 Drive434% 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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 23:40
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th 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 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 163
SC Float 170
SC Mixed 165
132% 166 Pts
QC Int 579
QC Float 647
QC Mixed 588
137% 605 Pts
MC Int 798
MC Float 892
MC Mixed 869
128% 853 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 119%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 3108 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
188% Outstanding
Lighting 617
Reflection 564
Parallax 678
198% 620 fps
MRender 298
Gravity 605
Splatting 323
181% 409 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 188%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB
357GB free
Firmware: CXZ7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
397% Outstanding
Read 4,514
Write 2,285
Mixed 3,266
741% 3,355 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 49.5
222% 83.9 MB/s
DQ Read 51.9
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 250
186% 235 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 397%
Great: 418%
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB
357GB free
Firmware: CXZ7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
387% Outstanding
Read 4,506
Write 2,282
Mixed 3,165
732% 3,317 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 38.2
211% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 52.9
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 37.2
49% 85.3 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 387%
Great: 418%
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB-$220
357GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
393% Outstanding
Read 4,506
Write 2,299
Mixed 3,167
734% 3,324 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 38.6
206% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 53
DQ Write 478
DQ Mixed 241
193% 257 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 393%
Great: 223%
Intel 900P Optane NVMe PCIe 280GB-$260
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E2010325 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
434% Outstanding
Read 2,584
Write 2,086
Mixed 2,386
524% 2,352 MB/s
4K Read 215
4K Write 196
4K Mixed 159
633% 190 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 108
114% 189 MB/s
Poor: 264%
This bench: 434%
Great: 504%
WD Black 6TB (2016)-$202
5.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 204
Mixed 191
152% 203 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 3.21
4K Mixed 0.49
156% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 120%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
125% Outstanding
MC Read 47.9
MC Write 50
MC Mixed 33.4
125% 43.8 GB/s
SC Read 27.5
SC Write 53.5
SC Mixed 38.6
114% 39.9 GB/s
Latency 40.1
100% 40.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 125%
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 9,224 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,587
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