Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.22% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive52.2% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 29 '18 at 21:22
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-6600K-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 492
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 505
MC Mixed 492
73% 490 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4463
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
9.22% Terrible
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 29.8
Parallax 25.9
8% 26.6 fps
MRender 19.7
Gravity 21.1
Splatting 37
10% 25.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.22%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 600ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 411
Write 104
Mixed 152
48% 222 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 6.41
90% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 80
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 28.8
40% 72.9 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 71%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
22GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
74% Very good
Read 135
Write 123
Mixed 139
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.17
62% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 74%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
79.1% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 25.2
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 30.7
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 80%
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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 9,507 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $209

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,603
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