Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive115% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 19 '17 at 23:11
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 507
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 542
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 751
MC Float 853
MC Mixed 793
120% 799 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 109%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$366
MaxC: 2037 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 331
Reflection 302
Parallax 305
96% 313 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 302
Splatting 228
105% 242 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$169
388GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 414
Mixed 419
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 44.2
181% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 73.6
121% 235 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 115%
Great: 119%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$105
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 163
Mixed 144
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.29
120% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 99%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$81
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 115
Write 116
Mixed 107
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.19
93% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
132GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 96
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.32
97% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 31.3
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 32
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
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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 2,787 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 - $225

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,339
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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