Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics98.2% 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 Drive194% 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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '19 at 15:34
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700-$306
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
62.5% Good
1-Core 106
2-Core 200
73% 153 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 528
53% 418 Pts
64-Core 477
32% 477 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 360
Parallax 412
101% 386 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 388
Splatting 239
95% 286 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 760p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$53
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 001C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 286 275 269 271 266 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
194% Outstanding
Read 1,764
Write 1,091
Mixed 970
SusWrite 299
228% 1,031 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 70.1
227% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 809
DQ Write 735
DQ Mixed 649
521% 731 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 194%
Great: 245%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
147GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 73 80 81 82 71 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
30.1% Below average
Read 30.7
Write 93.8
Mixed 34.7
SusWrite 74.2
43% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
48% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
56.7% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 18.5
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 16.1
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 91%
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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 13,645 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,463
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