Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 81.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130701
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 04:10
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 403
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 614
MC Mixed 600
89% 597 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Gigabyte(1458 3628) 3GB
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 178
Parallax 284
75% 228 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 247
Splatting 118
79% 178 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$150
25GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 349
Mixed 349
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 28.8
152% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 73.6
113% 216 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 96%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
113GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 139
Write 132
Mixed 123
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.66
4K Mixed 0.31
117% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2133 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 17.4
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 52%
Great: 81%
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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 2,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,341
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