Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161011
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 17 '17 at 03:04
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$315
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 147
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 484
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 741
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 312
Reflection 303
Parallax 307
96% 307 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 294
Splatting 234
104% 243 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$90
218GB free
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 493
Write 150
Mixed 175
59% 273 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 21.9
131% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 44
96% 202 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$85
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 154
Mixed 142
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.19
100% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
PNY 8GBF2X04HEEE35-12-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
37.3% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 10.9
34% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 12.5
SC Mixed 12
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 80%
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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 4,071 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,362
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