Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics135% 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 Drive269% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime2 Days
Run DateAug 17 '19 at 23:50
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$345
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
1-Core 139
2-Core 274
97% 206 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 708
76% 594 Pts
64-Core 712
48% 712 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 540
Reflection 502
Parallax 608
142% 550 fps
MRender 263
Gravity 544
Splatting 286
124% 365 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 135%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 849 785 759 711 698 684 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
269% Outstanding
Read 2,251
Write 891
Mixed 805
SusWrite 748
258% 1,174 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 74
263% 98.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,302
DQ Write 1,053
DQ Mixed 1,074
832% 1,143 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 269%
Great: 355%
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB (2017)-$119
90GB free
Firmware: B35500WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 222 219 213 206 214 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
145% Outstanding
Read 965
Write 398
Mixed 516
SusWrite 218
116% 524 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 59.3
215% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 659
DQ Write 523
DQ Mixed 365
335% 516 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 145%
Great: 145%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
465GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 368 425 425 402 425 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 470
Mixed 410
SusWrite 410
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 60.5
203% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 252
219% 326 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 124%
Great: 127%
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 (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 32.8
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 44
SC Mixed 31.7
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%
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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 13,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,583
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