Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics82.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive132% 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)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 08 '19 at 14:49
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
83.3% Excellent
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 731
76% 597 Pts
64-Core 737
49% 737 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
Zotac(19DA 1394) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Lighting 266
Reflection 243
Parallax 265
82% 258 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 242
Splatting 170
83% 193 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 434 428 437 436 432 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 484
Mixed 407
SusWrite 432
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 64.9
223% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 90.4
143% 272 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 132%
Great: 135%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$149
166GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1648 1736 1723 1787 1788 1788 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
327% Outstanding
Read 2685
Write 1,586
Mixed 1,440
SusWrite 1,745
416% 1,864 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 60.4
225% 91.1 MB/s
DQ Read 785
DQ Write 1,187
DQ Mixed 816
665% 929 MB/s
Poor: 250%
This bench: 327%
Great: 397%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$100
3TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 118 122 118 119 126 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 92.3
Write 105
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 119
69% 93.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 109%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$100
57GB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 156 157 153 157 155 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 194
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 156
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
409GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 42 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
24% Poor
Read 41
Write 35.2
Mixed 36.2
SusWrite 41.6
29% 38.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.7
171% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 24%
Great: 69%
Seagate BUP Slim RD 2TB
659GB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 41 42 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
21.9% Poor
Read 34.5
Write 35.2
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 41.3
27% 36.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB-$227
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 32.6
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 32.2
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 12,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,504
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