Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 77.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.41% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit farver, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver, 1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140716
Uptime56.9 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 12:50
Run Duration453 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 (11th percentile)
77.8% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 110
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 383
86% 377 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 588
MC Mixed 549
84% 560 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 1GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
4.41% Terrible
Lighting 13
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 13.2
4% 12.5 fps
MRender 8.3
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 14.1
5% 11.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.41%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$85
124GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 467
Write 247
Mixed 257
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 11.3
86% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 30.5
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 10.2
31% 63.9 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 70%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$74
2TB free
Firmware: 51.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 111
Write 115
Mixed 112
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.2
98% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 67%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 171
Write 140
Mixed 136
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 3.38
4K Mixed 0.7
183% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 57%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$81
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 170
Write 142
Mixed 123
108% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.52
142% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 79%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$74
585GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 224
Write 120
Mixed 124
116% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 3.36
4K Mixed 0.23
99% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 67%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
585GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 151
Write 133
Mixed 132
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.36
115% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 86%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$135
511GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 161
Mixed 153
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.43
4K Mixed 0.25
103% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 98%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
404GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 97.7
Write 97.6
Mixed 92.8
72% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.26
94% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 86%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$135
393GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 145
Write 162
Mixed 132
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.19
78% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 98%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
336GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
60% Above average
Read 130
Write 79
Mixed 81.8
72% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.26
85% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60%
Great: 86%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
311GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 101
Write 87.3
Mixed 86.8
69% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.18
78% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 86%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
92GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 86%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$74
92GB free
Firmware: 51.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 35% Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5403-048.A00LF 99U5471-001.A00LF 99U5403-048.A00LF 99U5471-001.A00LF 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.2% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 13.3
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 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 VII HERO Builds (Compare 5,655 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $922
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