Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics50.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive102% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '17 at 01:04
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 542
QC Float 611
QC Mixed 577
131% 577 Pts
MC Int 736
MC Float 856
MC Mixed 815
120% 802 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 113%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$210
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
50.3% Above average
Lighting 153
Reflection 146
Parallax 195
52% 165 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 134
Splatting 93.5
49% 113 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$156
131GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 399
Mixed 414
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 35.1
144% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 67.5
111% 219 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 102%
Great: 101%
WD VelociRaptor 500GB-$62
329GB free
Firmware: 04.06A00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 184
Mixed 161
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 1.75
4K Write 4.14
4K Mixed 0.47
202% 2.12 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$37
206GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 99
Write 98
Mixed 94.7
73% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.62
126% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 27.7
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 27.6
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 102%
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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 3,992 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,334
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $718SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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