Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 70.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56.6% 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 Drive113% 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.
Very high background CPU (55%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:42
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 55%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 below expectations (2nd percentile)
70.2% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 119
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 290
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 718
MC Mixed 685
102% 685 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
56.6% Above average
Lighting 162
Reflection 201
Parallax 56.7
38% 140 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 134
Splatting 204
70% 173 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$100
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 1,531
Write 160
Mixed 290
140% 660 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 26.5
128% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 33.8
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 20.7
33% 60.4 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 113%
Great: 176%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
798GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 143
Mixed 151
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.36
140% 1.41 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$164
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 28.1
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 18.5
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.7%
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 9,229 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,587
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Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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