Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics90.1% 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 Drive91.7% 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.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 14 '17 at 19:58
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 582
QC Float 610
QC Mixed 484
127% 559 Pts
MC Int 752
MC Float 852
MC Mixed 795
120% 800 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$450
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.2
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Lighting 253
Reflection 153
Parallax 395
94% 267 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 285
Splatting 182
87% 199 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
167GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 338
Mixed 355
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 23
128% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 85
123% 232 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 96%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
111GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 335
Mixed 344
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 22
130% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 67.2
114% 226 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 94%
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$151
86GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 505
Write 347
Mixed 356
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 9.87
95% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 46.7
102% 211 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 27.5
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 31
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 47.9
84% 47.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 101%
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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 6,367 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,429
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