Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive50.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 20 '17 at 15:45
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 528
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 726
MC Float 849
MC Mixed 825
120% 800 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4749
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
9.94% Terrible
Lighting 25.4
Reflection 31.5
Parallax 26.7
8% 27.9 fps
MRender 22
Gravity 23.3
Splatting 39.9
11% 28.4 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.94%
Great: 10%
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$205
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
68.7% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 178
Parallax 194
62% 193 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 202
Splatting 161
73% 171 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
40GB free
Firmware: DXT08B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
50.4% Above average
Read 265
Write 128
Mixed 133
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 9.86
89% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 27.2
54% 112 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
160GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 133
Write 113
Mixed 81
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.38
97% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$240
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.2% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 15.2
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 17.6
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 114%
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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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