Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82.8% 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 Drive154% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
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).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory21.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 02 '19 at 10:00
Run Duration285 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$378
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
75.4% Very good
1-Core 121
2-Core 169
72% 145 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 705
71% 560 Pts
64-Core 706
47% 706 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Lighting 316
Reflection 296
Parallax 354
83% 322 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 305
Splatting 241
83% 252 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXZ7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 531 725 787 698 620 470 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 1,248
Write 894
Mixed 480
SusWrite 639
181% 815 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 44.3
158% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 397
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 323
257% 358 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 154%
Great: 290%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 8TB
73GB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 68 67 64 69 65 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
9.38% Terrible
Read 84
Write 102
Mixed 76
SusWrite 64.3
18% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 0.7
7% 3.73 MB/s
DQ Read 1.3
DQ Write 4
DQ Mixed 2.1
2% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.38%
Great: 18%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 8TB
206GB free
Firmware: 0406
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 72 77 71 75 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
9.98% Terrible
Read 81
Write 131
Mixed 77
SusWrite 70.3
20% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 9.2
4K Mixed 0.9
8% 3.73 MB/s
DQ Read 1.9
DQ Write 9.3
DQ Mixed 2.2
3% 4.47 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.98%
Great: 18%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 8TB
155GB free
Firmware: 0511
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 39 40 37 41 37 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
21.7% Poor
Read 35.3
Write 36.3
Mixed 35
SusWrite 37.7
27% 36.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 0.6
251% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 21.7%
Great: 86%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
4TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 38 39 36 40 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
21% Poor
Read 34.7
Write 36.3
Mixed 34
SusWrite 37.2
26% 35.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 0.6
187% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 21%
Great: 94%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
68GB free
Firmware: 0711
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 47 60 54 60 58 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
37.9% Below average
Read 75.8
Write 76
Mixed 55
SusWrite 56.4
49% 65.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$50
275GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 79 92 84 84 74 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 165
Write 158
Mixed 76
SusWrite 79.5
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 114%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
38GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 38 40 37 40 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
22.3% Poor
Read 38
Write 39
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 37.9
26% 34.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.8
243% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 94%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 10TB
9TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 76 77 71 74 72 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 13% Great: 121%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 10TB
422GB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 72 77 68 74 70 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 13% Great: 121%
WD My Book 1230 6TB
100GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 71 75 69 71 72 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
38.9% Below average
Read 128
Write 126
Mixed 89
SusWrite 70.6
136% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
86% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3000C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
70.1% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 22.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 17.5
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 102%
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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 14,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
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Desktop
Desktop 114%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,618
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