Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 04 '17 at 16:44
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 541
QC Float 571
QC Mixed 558
126% 557 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 802
MC Mixed 763
113% 757 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$205
PNY(196E 11D8) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 183
Parallax 196
65% 199 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 206
Splatting 164
75% 174 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
436GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 490
Write 401
Mixed 418
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 25.5
101% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 23.3
98% 221 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89%
Great: 117%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$152
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 149
Mixed 121
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 5.37
4K Mixed 0.49
181% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
44GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Read 78.2
Write 58.7
Mixed 67.2
51% 68 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.24
56% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D240FSB.16FBD 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
45% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 12.9
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 16.6
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45%
Great: 47%
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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 6,414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,433
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