Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 90%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics111% 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 Drive266% 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.
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
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 21:25
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
90% Excellent
1-Core 153
2-Core 301
107% 227 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 824
84% 661 Pts
64-Core 833
56% 833 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 400
Parallax 424
113% 422 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 442
Splatting 266
107% 321 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 111%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$98
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 690 1175 640 1029 1325 1367 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 2,426
Write 1,131
Mixed 1,126
SusWrite 1,038
317% 1,430 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 73.2
275% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 745
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 304
268% 418 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 266%
Great: 348%
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
139GB free
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 292 290 291 290 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 1,020
Write 296
Mixed 354
SusWrite 291
107% 490 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 33.1
183% 74.9 MB/s
DQ Read 988
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 427
372% 572 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 141%
Great: 144%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 41.5
MC Write 43.2
MC Mixed 30.1
109% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 34.4
100% 34.9 GB/s
Latency 45.7
88% 45.7 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 109%
Great: 90%
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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 13,431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,471
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