Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 99.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics174% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.4% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 02 '17 at 02:58
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 479
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 523
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 527
79% 529 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$759
EVGA(3842 6696) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Lighting 579
Reflection 554
Parallax 605
182% 579 fps
MRender 283
Gravity 559
Splatting 298
168% 380 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 174%
Great: 180%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB
421GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 508
Write 481
Mixed 487
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 11.5
100% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 11
54% 114 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
88.8% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 28.9
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 92%
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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 4,662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $226

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,351
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HDDRAMUSB
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