Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive261% 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
5 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateMar 15 '18 at 10:21
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 503
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 821
MC Mixed 760
114% 762 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4849
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
9.97% Terrible
Lighting 25.1
Reflection 30.5
Parallax 27.1
8% 27.6 fps
MRender 25.4
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 37.8
12% 28.5 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.97%
Great: 10%
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$728
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 537
Reflection 499
Parallax 577
171% 538 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 497
Splatting 285
153% 346 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 160%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$380
478GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 2,730
Write 1,478
Mixed 1,507
419% 1,905 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 33.1
195% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 54.6
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 32.1
46% 80.6 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 261%
Great: 289%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$310
178GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 507
Write 349
Mixed 358
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 28.1
138% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 45.4
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 23
49% 94.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 97%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$95
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 173
Mixed 153
124% 166 MB/s
4K Read 3.04
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.28
195% 1.78 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 99%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$68
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)
66.8% Good
Read 117
Write 115
Mixed 106
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.22
90% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2700 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
84.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 23.9
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 32.7
SC Mixed 26.8
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.1%
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 8,934 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,598
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