Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics43.9% 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 Drive282% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '18 at 02:55
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
125% 157 Pts
QC Int 533
QC Float 571
QC Mixed 552
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 754
MC Float 883
MC Mixed 818
122% 818 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
43.9% Average
Lighting 84.8
Reflection 75.7
Parallax 86.5
26% 82.3 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 68.1
Splatting 81.3
57% 138 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$199
362GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
282% Outstanding
Read 2,772
Write 1,370
Mixed 1,392
405% 1,845 MB/s
4K Read 58.9
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 43.3
220% 81.5 MB/s
DQ Read 530
DQ Write 460
DQ Mixed 222
241% 404 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 282%
Great: 279%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
848GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 176
Mixed 163
135% 179 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.32
109% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 32.6
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 43.9
SC Mixed 32
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 106%
Great: 128%
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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 8,567 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $312

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,775
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