Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive232% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:49
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 519
QC Float 553
QC Mixed 522
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 750
111% 744 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
EVGA(3842 6687) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 457
Reflection 409
Parallax 475
143% 447 fps
Gravity 433
Splatting 263
156% 348 fps
Poor: 74% Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 2,733
Write 1,060
Mixed 1,276
369% 1,689 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 26.9
186% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 58.4
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 26.5
44% 81.7 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 232%
Great: 235%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 299
Write 259
Mixed 240
200% 266 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 3.45
4K Mixed 0.29
137% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 160%
Great: 219%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 28.1
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 31.4
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 48.4
83% 48.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 100%
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 10,004 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 - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,628
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