Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 87%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics22.8% 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 Drive93.6% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141001
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 15:24
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 418
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 637
MC Float 681
MC Mixed 666
99% 662 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 2176 MHz, MLim: 2077 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 372.70
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (61 fps cap detected)
22.8% Poor
Lighting 61.8
Reflection 60
Parallax 60
19% 60.6 fps
MRender 60.6
Gravity 61.7
Splatting 61.5
26% 61.3 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
220GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
75% Very good
Read 501
Write 196
Mixed 248
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 18.6
121% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 47.2
72% 134 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 75%
Great: 76%
Crucial M550 512GB-$258
101GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 463
Mixed 481
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 19.4
128% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27.8
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 18.9
60% 120 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 111%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$140
96GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 479
Write 337
Mixed 337
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 22.3
114% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 14.7
82% 191 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 87%
JMicron Generic 500GB
452GB free, PID 0567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
17.6% Very poor
Read 41.7
Write 41.8
Mixed 14.6
39% 32.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.25
36% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 17.6%
Great: 226%
WDC WD20 EZRZ-00Z5HB0 2TB
418GB free, PID 0400
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
35.6% Below average
Read 78.7
Write 79.4
Mixed 54.2
89% 70.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.25
85% 1.08 MB/s
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 @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
66.2% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 21
65% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 20.9
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 4,817 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $888
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