Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics85.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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.
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.
Run History
18 days ago, 18 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateOct 05 '18 at 18:42
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 512
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 732
MC Float 821
MC Mixed 784
116% 779 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$345
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2097 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Lighting 236
Reflection 238
Parallax 238
73% 238 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 231
Splatting 235
95% 226 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$86
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 119 121 122 123 122 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 493
Mixed 373
SusWrite 156
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 63.6
223% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 354
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 148 146 147 146 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 151
Write 141
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 147
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$173
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3265 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 28.8
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 39.1
SC Mixed 32.2
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 109%
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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 9,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,590
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $64
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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