Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
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 87.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 8 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:34
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 128
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 418
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 694
MC Mixed 686
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$190
MaxC: 1974 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
69.7% Good
Lighting 227
Reflection 192
Parallax 205
65% 208 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 213
Splatting 167
81% 178 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$130
25GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 505
Write 200
Mixed 177
64% 294 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 22.6
138% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 99.8
DQ Write 40.2
DQ Mixed 39.9
38% 60 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 100%
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$150
17GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 523
Write 452
Mixed 344
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 41.3
171% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 33.2
DQ Mixed 61.1
71% 131 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
61.2% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 19.8
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 77%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VI HERO Builds (Compare 2,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,206
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