Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics7.19% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 20 '21 at 20:09
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
45.6% Average
Memory 37.8
1-Core 89.6
2-Core 151
51% 92.8 Pts
4-Core 287
8-Core 466
48% 376 Pts
64-Core 458
31% 458 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
7.19% Terrible
Lighting 9.2
Reflection 173
Parallax 8.8
7% 63.7 fps
MRender 0.2
Gravity 10.2
Splatting 0.3
7% 3.57 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.19%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$51
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 569 476 423 424 424 423 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 2,193
Write 2,189
Mixed 1,498
SusWrite 457
354% 1,584 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 94.3
312% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,006
DQ Write 1,138
DQ Mixed 1,161
850% 1,102 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 261%
Great: 288%
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 1TB
868GB free
Firmware: S0614B0G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1138 1181 1130 278 388 368 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
199% Outstanding
Read 1,338
Write 1,065
Mixed 920
SusWrite 747
228% 1,018 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 41.2
210% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 858
DQ Write 858
DQ Mixed 558
502% 758 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 199%
Great: 301%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 177 179 178 179 178 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 173
Mixed 104
SusWrite 178
120% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$151
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
24.2% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 8.8
27% 9.47 GB/s
SC Read 1.8
SC Write 3.3
SC Mixed 4.3
9% 3.13 GB/s
Latency 213
19% 213 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 24.2%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 120 34.1" 1280 720 DELA149 Dell AW3420DW
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Gaming
Gaming 119%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 102%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $1,907
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