Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 74%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.5% 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 Drive81.4% 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).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141111
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:09
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th 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 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
74% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 357
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 518
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 492
78% 518 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 74%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
36.5% Below average
Lighting 127
Reflection 114
Parallax 86.9
35% 109 fps
MRender 63.8
Gravity 119
Splatting 77.9
38% 86.8 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 36.5%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
14GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 479
Write 344
Mixed 330
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 70.8
4K Mixed 19.1
122% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 41.3
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 59.3
66% 106 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 94%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$73
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 118
Write 100
Mixed 102
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.28
102% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
22.4% Poor
MC Read 7.3
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 6.9
21% 7.23 GB/s
SC Read 5.1
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 6
16% 5.77 GB/s
Latency 90.7
44% 90.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 62%
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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 4,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $874
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