Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 143%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics186% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive199% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateMay 09 '19 at 20:31
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$337
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 512
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 791
MC Mixed 742
110% 738 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
186% Outstanding
Lighting 786
Reflection 495
Parallax 646
227% 642 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 523
Splatting 273
155% 350 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 186%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 545 314 313 311 308 306 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
199% Outstanding
Read 1,287
Write 979
Mixed 516
SusWrite 350
174% 783 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 65.6
249% 92.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,191
DQ Write 1,067
DQ Mixed 766
674% 1,008 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 199%
Great: 240%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
372GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 481 480 490 488 489 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 487
Mixed 404
SusWrite 482
106% 469 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62.6
211% 75.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 131%
Great: 135%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$75
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 145 144 148 146 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 154
Write 139
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 146
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 27.2
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 29.5
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 47.6
84% 47.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 124%
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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 12,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,594
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HDDRAMUSB
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