Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161208
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateAug 03 '17 at 00:34
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 152
122% 153 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 502
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 741
MC Float 832
MC Mixed 814
119% 796 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$545
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 465
Reflection 411
Parallax 473
145% 450 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 443
Splatting 259
140% 317 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 142%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$160
172GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 430
Mixed 468
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 39.2
154% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 74.1
112% 211 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$131
905GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
49% Average
Read 85.8
Write 85
Mixed 81.7
63% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.45
98% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 49%
Great: 60%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
695GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
33.4% Below average
Read 78.7
Write 77.3
Mixed 68.1
95% 74.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.19
63% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 28.4
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 37.7
SC Mixed 29
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.1%
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 6,335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,471
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