Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive53% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 05 '17 at 12:38
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 483
109% 483 Pts
MC Int 608
MC Float 682
MC Mixed 642
96% 644 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$91
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 416
Parallax 429
134% 426 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 419
Splatting 264
136% 312 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 135%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$155
415GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
53% Above average
Read 415
Write 257
Mixed 263
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 14.3
4K Mixed 12.6
62% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25
DQ Write 82.5
DQ Mixed 10.2
20% 39.2 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53%
Great: 65%
Seagate ST1000LX015-1U7172 1TB
844GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 112
Write 95.3
Mixed 69.3
69% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.7
163% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 64%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB-$21
57GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Read 137
Write 57.1
Mixed 63.7
95% 86.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.93
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.74
103% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 25.4
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 25.4
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 89%
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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 5,262 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 141% - Outstanding Total price: $1,004
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $842SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $180SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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