Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 157%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive309% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161228
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '17 at 06:52
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 163
SC Mixed 157
126% 158 Pts
QC Int 522
QC Float 567
QC Mixed 566
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 780
MC Float 888
MC Mixed 846
125% 838 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 114%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
MaxC: 2100 MHz, MaxM: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 292
Parallax 314
98% 314 fps
MRender 219
Gravity 300
Splatting 233
114% 251 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 960GB-$300
672GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 482
Mixed 505
113% 504 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 13.4
120% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 55
117% 238 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99%
Great: 99%
Nvme Samsung SSD 960 500GB
403GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
309% Outstanding
Read 2,781
Write 1,640
Mixed 1,697
450% 2,039 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 49.6
255% 99.5 MB/s
DQ Read 61.7
DQ Write 919
DQ Mixed 36.6
164% 339 MB/s
Poor: 197%
This bench: 309%
Great: 325%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$71
754GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 161
Mixed 157
126% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.34
125% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 40.1
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 34.9
112% 39 GB/s
SC Read 24.1
SC Write 46.1
SC Mixed 33.6
99% 34.6 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 126%
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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 914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 75%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,344
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