Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73% 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.
Run History
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 16:42
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 154
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 505
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 717
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 758
112% 745 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$775
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 185
Reflection 185
Parallax 185
57% 185 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 202
Splatting 202
85% 202 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
43GB free
Firmware: 0309 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 43% Great: 67%
Seagate Expansion Desk 3TB
2TB free
Firmware: 9401
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 171
Mixed 157
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.22
90% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 105%
Seagate ST3160812AS 160GB-$16
85GB free
Firmware: 3.AAA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 23% Great: 40%
Hitachi HDT721025SLA380 250GB-$35
74GB free
Firmware: STBOA31B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 31% Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 26.4
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 28.7
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 50.3
80% 50.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.8%
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 5,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,441
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $67Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $180SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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