Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive133% 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.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory41.1 GB free of 48 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 20 '20 at 03:02
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$362
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
1-Core 142
2-Core 260
96% 201 Pts
4-Core 443
8-Core 696
73% 570 Pts
64-Core 715
48% 715 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
EVGA(3842 3277) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 454
Reflection 363
Parallax 446
119% 421 fps
MRender 362
Gravity 373
Splatting 233
109% 323 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 109%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 1TB
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 837 554 510 510 336 15 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 123
Write 1,810
Mixed 40
SusWrite 460
140% 608 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 43.7
181% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,413
DQ Write 612
DQ Mixed 702
602% 909 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 133%
Great: 268%
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$150
872GB free
Firmware: X35510RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 410 366 379 264 224 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 328
Mixed 318
SusWrite 343
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 44.2
171% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 183
165% 255 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB-$116
19GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 129 135 138 116 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 421
Write 154
Mixed 187
SusWrite 125
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 37.3
162% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 154
120% 165 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 82%
SanDisk Extreme 240GB-$100
2GB free
Firmware: R112
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 434
Write 253
Mixed 265
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 42.6
171% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 234
184% 257 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 193 194 193 195 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 106
Mixed 84
SusWrite 190
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-3200C16-8GTZB F4-3200C16-16GTZR F4-3200C16-8GTZB F4-3200C16-16GTZR 48GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 16384, 8192, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
102% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 32.1
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 43.2
SC Mixed 31.4
93% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 98%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
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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 14,868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,613
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