Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive215% 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
3 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 21:55
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 532
121% 536 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 735
109% 729 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (141 fps cap detected)
52.7% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 140
44% 141 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
59% 141 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB-$155
63GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 1,980
Write 1,076
Mixed 1,144
308% 1,400 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 48.4
181% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 155
163% 270 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 215%
Great: 229%
WDC WD10EADS-00L5B1 240GB
27GB free
Firmware: 604ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
70.9% Very good
Read 506
Write 227
Mixed 260
72% 331 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 17.1
96% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 50.2
78% 146 MB/s
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
618GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 120
Write 105
Mixed 131
90% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.58
4K Mixed 0.21
99% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 31.5
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 43.1
SC Mixed 31.5
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
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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 6,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,429
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