Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 96.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive197% 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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 13 '17 at 15:22
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i5-7600K-$220
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 144
116% 144 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 521
QC Mixed 480
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 521
77% 512 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$770
Asus(1043 85EB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 555
Reflection 532
Parallax 580
174% 556 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 545
Splatting 306
166% 376 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 170%
Great: 179%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$235
404GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1,584
Write 1,113
Mixed 1,056
277% 1,251 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 28.1
189% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 48.8
DQ Write 450
DQ Mixed 148
144% 216 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 197%
Great: 278%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3819 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
118% Outstanding
MC Read 41.9
MC Write 48.6
MC Mixed 34.2
119% 41.6 GB/s
SC Read 25
SC Write 48.4
SC Mixed 34.1
102% 35.8 GB/s
Latency 44
91% 44 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 118%
Great: 118%
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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 5,296 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,378
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