Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
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 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 81.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory1.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 19 '17 at 00:43
Run Duration378 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 38%

 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
81.7% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
100% 124 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 374
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 583
MC Float 690
MC Mixed 639
95% 638 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Lighting 288
Reflection 267
Parallax 282
88% 279 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 265
Splatting 210
95% 222 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB SSD
28GB free
Firmware: CS900106 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 508
Write 383
Mixed 385
94% 425 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 0.16
87% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 12.1
45% 99 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 89%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 196
Mixed 142
127% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.68
143% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 105%
Great: 232%
SanDisk Cruzer Edge 16GB
15GB free, PID 556b
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
11.5% Very poor
Read 17.4
Write 3.24
Mixed 3.27
7% 7.98 MB/s
4K Read 6.12
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 1.63
154% 3.32 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11.5%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$95
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
35% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 9.9
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 11
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 35%
Great: 48%
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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 6,368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,394
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Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $40
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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