Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.9% 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 Drive156% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX HERO  (all builds)
Memory7.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateJun 05 '21 at 12:27
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Memory 91.2
1-Core 138
2-Core 277
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 764
81% 633 Pts
64-Core 772
52% 772 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.9% Very good
Lighting 95.5
Reflection 105
Parallax 97.1
77% 99.2 fps
MRender 93.8
Gravity 95.1
Splatting 93.7
77% 94.2 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 160 145 142 138 137 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 1,297
Write 817
Mixed 517
SusWrite 194
156% 706 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 49.2
183% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,015
DQ Write 620
DQ Mixed 782
592% 806 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 156%
Great: 257%
Corsair CSSD-F120GB2 1TB
526GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 476 470 461 460 459 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 481
Write 452
Mixed 425
SusWrite 466
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 62.7
208% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSE.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2829 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90% Outstanding
MC Read 33
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 28.5
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 28.7
81% 28.4 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS IX HERO Builds (Compare 6,236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $1,887
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