Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 86.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics113% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 14:25
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-4770K-$450
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 121
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 421
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 663
MC Mixed 654
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 372
Reflection 324
Parallax 346
112% 348 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 325
Splatting 242
114% 265 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 113%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
160GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 407
Mixed 415
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 27.3
154% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 46.2
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 100
94% 138 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
878GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 124
Write 118
Mixed 108
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.45
107% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 67%
Hitachi HDS721010KLA330 1TB-$47
574GB free
Firmware: GKAOA70M Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
40% Average
Read 71.4
Write 67.8
Mixed 60.8
50% 66.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.41
90% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40%
Great: 47%
Seagate ST3750528AS 750GB-$70
107GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 70.4
Write 77.4
Mixed 80
57% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.37
83% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 63%
Hitachi HTS543232L9A300 320GB-$45
97GB free
Firmware: FB4OC40C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
27.2% Poor
Read 43.1
Write 51.7
Mixed 39.9
34% 44.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.22
55% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 24.8
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 25.4
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 78.2%
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 VI HERO Builds (Compare 2,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,344
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