Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics129% 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 Drive101% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 03 '17 at 13:17
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 517
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 703
MC Float 797
MC Mixed 754
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 410
Reflection 391
Parallax 407
127% 403 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 406
Splatting 254
131% 301 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 129%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS2211 960GB-$289
815GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS221017 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 501
Mixed 508
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 13.9
124% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 64.5
122% 242 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$65
931GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 127
Write 125
Mixed 116
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.62
145% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.4% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 22.9
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 124%
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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 9,905 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,632
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