Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 152%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 96.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics21.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive331% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 8 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory30 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 29 '17 at 02:45
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 527
QC Mixed 457
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 806
MC Mixed 768
114% 761 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K2200-$440
Nvidia(10DE 1097) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1124 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 377.48
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
21.8% Poor
Lighting 66.1
Reflection 43.3
Parallax 62.6
20% 57.3 fps
MRender 51.4
Gravity 68.9
Splatting 37.7
23% 52.7 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$200
437GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
331% Outstanding
Read 2,706
Write 1,394
Mixed 1,406
403% 1,835 MB/s
4K Read 70.4
4K Write 257
4K Mixed 56.3
315% 128 MB/s
DQ Read 1,159
DQ Write 907
DQ Mixed 289
418% 785 MB/s
Poor: 176%
This bench: 331%
Great: 275%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 207
Write 180
Mixed 171
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.25
94% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 111%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 34.3
109% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 45.4
SC Mixed 33.2
98% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 108%
Great: 119%
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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 8,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $376

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,855
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HDDRAMUSB
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