Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 161%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive312% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 09 '17 at 02:59
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 154
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 517
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 773
MC Float 874
MC Mixed 834
124% 827 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 464
Reflection 411
Parallax 422
139% 432 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 450
Splatting 263
141% 321 fps
Poor: 102%
This bench: 140%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$300
439GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
312% Outstanding
Read 2,825
Write 1,918
Mixed 1,941
493% 2,228 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 62.9
252% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 53.7
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 38.4
53% 92.3 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 312%
Great: 321%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$250
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 245
Mixed 190
158% 211 MB/s
4K Read 6.89
4K Write 3.27
4K Mixed 0.37
389% 3.51 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 128%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 26.9
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 29.8
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 108%
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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 6,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,429
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $41
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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