Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 150%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive281% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:24
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User NOR-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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 541
QC Mixed 541
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 720
MC Mixed 760
109% 726 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 542
Reflection 536
Parallax 581
172% 553 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 539
Splatting 302
165% 373 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 168%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
ST2000DX001-1NS164 500GB
458GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 531
Write 504
Mixed 519
116% 518 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 32.1
166% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 42.1
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 31.4
64% 121 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 109%
Great: 128%
Samsung 860 EVO 500GB
412GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 530
Write 418
Mixed 430
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 43
171% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 42.3
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 26.4
33% 57 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 102%
Great: 132%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
281% Outstanding
Read 2,825
Write 1,441
Mixed 1,405
415% 1,890 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 29.1
200% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 539
DQ Write 480
DQ Mixed 243
255% 421 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 281%
Great: 258%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 176
Mixed 143
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 5.31
4K Mixed 0.54
183% 2.15 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 28
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 31.7
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.5%
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 9,243 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,589
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HDDRAMUSB
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