Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics60.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 28 '20 at 21:51
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Pentium G4560-$60
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
61.1% Good
Memory 84.7
1-Core 94.4
2-Core 158
69% 112 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 222
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$252
Asus(1043 854A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
60.9% Good
Lighting 235
Reflection 184
Parallax 221
62% 214 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 222
Splatting 175
61% 186 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X400 128GB-$73
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4162000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 32 35 35 40 40 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 91%
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$125
117GB free
Firmware: GH2OA440
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 97 94 97 94 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 114
Write 116
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 95.4
66% 90.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$94
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
68.2% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 20.9
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 21.1
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 107%
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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 16,161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,542
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