Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 150%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive300% 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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:39
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 way above expectations (87th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 517
QC Mixed 513
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 669
MC Float 802
MC Mixed 761
111% 744 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 103%
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: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 533
Reflection 544
Parallax 638
177% 572 fps
MRender 279
Gravity 544
Splatting 303
166% 375 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 170%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$180
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
300% Outstanding
Read 2,914
Write 1,837
Mixed 1,944
494% 2,232 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 40.5
224% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 55.6
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 41.2
57% 100 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 300%
Great: 348%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$180
199GB free
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
308% Outstanding
Read 2,706
Write 1,992
Mixed 2,112
504% 2,270 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 42.2
229% 90.3 MB/s
DQ Read 54.3
DQ Write 436
DQ Mixed 214
174% 235 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 308%
Great: 348%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
195GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 414
Mixed 414
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 29.1
166% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 48.4
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 27.8
37% 64.1 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$157
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 28.3
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 33.1
97% 33.9 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
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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 9,234 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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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.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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