Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
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.
Graphics126% 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 Drive124% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 23:12
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 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 i7-6700K-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 504
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 715
MC Float 814
MC Mixed 781
115% 770 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 375
Parallax 432
127% 402 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 386
Splatting 241
126% 288 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 126%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 283 287 269 263 257 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 480
Mixed 364
SusWrite 302
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 67.2
230% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 316
238% 316 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 124%
Great: 136%
WD My Book 1TB
354GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 37 38 38 39 37 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
18.1% Very poor
Read 35.7
Write 37
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 37.5
47% 34.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
70% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
77.9% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 22
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 25.2
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 90%
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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 9,906 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,632
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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