Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.6% 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130819
Uptime9.7 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 03:47
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$391
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
74% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 356
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 558
MC Mixed 546
82% 549 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Asus(1043 8499) 3GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
61.7% Good
Lighting 173
Reflection 136
Parallax 218
58% 176 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 193
Splatting 117
72% 152 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$94
256GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 484
Write 341
Mixed 339
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 23.6
121% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 14.2
68% 154 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 82%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$139
62GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 507
Write 349
Mixed 353
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 23.1
144% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 46.9
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 22.9
51% 98.6 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
73.8% Very good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 24.1
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 89%
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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 2,933 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,209
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