Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics81.8% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 10:55
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User SYC-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 349
QC Mixed 351
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 581
MC Mixed 567
85% 565 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Lighting 390
Reflection 182
Parallax 204
100% 259 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 194
Splatting 128
68% 158 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$140
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 159
Write 150
Mixed 148
115% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.83
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.27
146% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 100%
Toshiba DT01ABA200 2TB
576GB free
Firmware: MZ4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 91.5
Write 102
Mixed 85.4
70% 92.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.16
63% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 84%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$54
88GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 101
Write 98.5
Mixed 93.4
73% 97.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.15
62% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 85%
Seagate ST32000641AS 2TB-$89
65GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 84.1
Write 78.6
Mixed 72.7
59% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.41
84% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU6BFR8A-PB HMT41GU6AFR8A-PB HMT41GU6BFR8A-PB HMT41GU6AFR8A-PB 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
56.2% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 16.3
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
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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 2,425 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,370
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