Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 152%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics77.6% 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 Drive333% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171225
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:02
Run Duration201 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 527
QC Float 599
QC Mixed 560
127% 562 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 599
MC Mixed 559
84% 561 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Lighting 270
Reflection 45
Parallax 430
101% 248 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.00 Max speed: Unknown
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
333% Outstanding
Read 2,678
Write 2,684
Mixed 2,296
570% 2,552 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 30.5
198% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 58.4
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 151
103% 123 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 333%
Great: 321%
Intel 730 Series 240GB-$301
45GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 290
Mixed 366
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 32
145% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 107
126% 219 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 96%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
18GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 81% Great: 134%
WD WD5000AAVS-00ZTB0 500GB
380GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
37.8% Below average
Read 69.7
Write 61.5
Mixed 54.5
46% 61.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.21
80% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 47%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
2TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
39.8% Below average
Read 115
Write 93.2
Mixed 76.3
116% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.35
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.27
41% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 42.6
MC Mixed 30.6
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 42.2
SC Mixed 32.2
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 99.9%
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 9,969 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,590
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