Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive31.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20131009
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 23:08
Run Duration235 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i7-4770-$259
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 401
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 587
MC Float 620
MC Mixed 618
91% 608 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.4264
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
5.88% Terrible
Lighting 12.4
Reflection 18.3
Parallax 23.3
5% 18 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 19.3
6% 16.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.88%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1564 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
52.9% Above average
Lighting 121
Reflection 217
Parallax 161
42% 166 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 136
Splatting 162
61% 148 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$300
386GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,333
Write 1,207
Mixed 1,335
289% 1,292 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 70
243% 89.5 MB/s
DQ Read 473
DQ Write 428
DQ Mixed 223
229% 374 MB/s
Poor: 208%
This bench: 222%
Great: 321%
SanDisk Ultra II 120GB-$100
2GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile)
31.4% Below average
Read 367
Write 54.4
Mixed 81.5
36% 168 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 5.81
4K Mixed 3.96
46% 11.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 6.19
DQ Mixed 4.12
7% 13.4 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 81%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$80
365GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
45.5% Average
Read 83
Write 75.2
Mixed 85.5
61% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.38
93% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$28
117GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 115
Write 103
Mixed 34
61% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.35
92% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$28
63GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 67.9
Write 76.7
Mixed 37.6
45% 60.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.38
96% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1616 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 20.4
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,297
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