Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 99.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive117% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 13 '17 at 22:51
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 146
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 470
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 730
MC Float 836
MC Mixed 788
117% 785 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 421
Reflection 402
Parallax 415
130% 413 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 400
Splatting 260
131% 301 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 130%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
341GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 408
Mixed 419
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 49.9
186% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 120
147% 260 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 117%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
81GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 412
Mixed 415
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51.7
193% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 131
152% 264 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 120%
Great: 118%
Adata SP600 256GB
69GB free
Firmware: 2.9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
78% Very good
Read 447
Write 216
Mixed 155
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 20.5
129% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 24.8
70% 148 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 78%
Great: 88%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$199
61GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 523
Write 458
Mixed 514
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 29.6
152% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 93.6
139% 262 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$52
353GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 159
Mixed 155
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.25
102% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G4D26AFTA.16FBD 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2900 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 31
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 30
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 121%
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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 5,989 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 - $245

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,375
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