Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics51.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive102% 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)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '17 at 02:22
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 163
SC Mixed 158
126% 158 Pts
QC Int 531
QC Float 567
QC Mixed 538
124% 545 Pts
MC Int 779
MC Float 903
MC Mixed 845
126% 842 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 111%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$491
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
51.7% Above average
Lighting 128
Reflection 171
Parallax 191
47% 163 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 128
Splatting 126
55% 132 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$150
111GB 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 (100th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 353
Mixed 357
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 29.2
158% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 23.6
95% 215 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 31.1
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 44
SC Mixed 31.8
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
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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 5,346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,444
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