Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 98.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive46.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '18 at 20:26
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 474
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 755
111% 745 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 408
Reflection 388
Parallax 411
127% 403 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 394
Splatting 248
129% 295 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 128%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$230
666GB free
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 528
Write 398
Mixed 422
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 48.1
176% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 85
132% 252 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 114%
Great: 108%
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
11GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
46.2% Average
Read 191
Write 89.7
Mixed 122
30% 134 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 10.9
99% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 99.5
DQ Mixed 27.7
44% 84.2 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 51%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$83
246GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 115
Write 109
Mixed 104
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.47
110% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 67%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$95
233GB 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 (4th percentile)
63% Good
Read 99.1
Write 120
Mixed 121
86% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.53
4K Mixed 0.23
101% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 63%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 33.3
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 46.7
SC Mixed 32
97% 34 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
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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 8,563 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,672
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