Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics18.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive228% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170509
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 17:12
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 7 1700-$294
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 94.6
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 98.1
78% 97.7 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 389
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 1,097
MC Float 1,107
MC Mixed 1,113
166% 1,106 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
MSI(1462 3080) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Lighting 48.1
Reflection 38.1
Parallax 79.2
18% 55.1 fps
MRender 26.1
Gravity 52
Splatting 51.8
18% 43.3 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
363GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 508
Write 479
Mixed 462
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 18.2
105% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 78.8
DQ Mixed 18.4
24% 41.3 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 105%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
148GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 2,825
Write 1,110
Mixed 1,384
388% 1,773 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 22.1
152% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 50.1
DQ Write 90.1
DQ Mixed 24
31% 54.7 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 228%
Great: 265%
Corsair Force 3 240GB-$232
32GB free
Firmware: 5.02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 196
Write 164
Mixed 176
40% 179 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 10.5
83% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.5
DQ Write 64.9
DQ Mixed 10.2
17% 32.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 60%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
534GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 184
Mixed 165
136% 182 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.35
110% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$28
181GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
43.8% Average
Read 77.9
Write 74.3
Mixed 74.8
57% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.26
92% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2666 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
89% Excellent
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 28.9
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 35
SC Mixed 25.6
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 90.5
44% 90.5 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 89%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical CROSSHAIR VI HERO Builds (Compare 5,970 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $235

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,698
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