Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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.
Graphics125% 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 Drive201% 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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMar 11 '17 at 21:14
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 543
QC Mixed 517
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 706
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 761
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 387
Reflection 335
Parallax 329
113% 350 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 420
Splatting 255
134% 306 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 125%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$117
77GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM !4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 1,599
Write 1,121
Mixed 1,147
286% 1,289 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 34.5
217% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 62.2
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 28.5
48% 89.1 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 201%
Great: 268%
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB-$78
58GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 493
Write 274
Mixed 278
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 17.6
125% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 44.8
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 63.1
64% 98.7 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 87%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$80
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 105
Write 123
Mixed 102
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.23
4K Write 0.89
4K Mixed 0.09
36% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 111%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
809GB free, PID 0210
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
20.8% Poor
Read 41.4
Write 43
Mixed 14.6
40% 33 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.21
67% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 44.5
MC Mixed 31.6
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 46.8
SC Mixed 33.2
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 44.4
90% 44.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
Great: 118%
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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 5,253 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $205

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,373
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