Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics58.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive99% 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.
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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 18:30
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 152
123% 153 Pts
QC Int 544
QC Float 618
QC Mixed 587
132% 583 Pts
MC Int 565
MC Float 620
MC Mixed 588
88% 591 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$165
Asus(1043 04C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Lighting 173
Reflection 171
Parallax 219
59% 188 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 151
Splatting 119
58% 135 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 416
Mixed 419
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 26
143% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 26.8
81% 176 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 99%
Great: 124%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$78
797GB free
Firmware: 01.01V01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 129
Write 136
Mixed 126
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.14
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.55
155% 1.41 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
638GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 168
Mixed 159
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.17
4K Write 2.77
4K Mixed 0.37
141% 1.44 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 108%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$63
343GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 132
Write 160
Mixed 132
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.27
121% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 42.4
MC Mixed 31.2
107% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 30.9
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
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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 9,999 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,628
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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