Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.4% 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 Drive183% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170728
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 20:51
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X-$220
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
SC Int 112
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 117
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 443
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 952
MC Float 986
MC Mixed 979
146% 972 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
MSI(1462 330C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 277
Parallax 314
98% 303 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 280
Splatting 218
99% 230 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$370
567GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 523
Write 501
Mixed 514
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 63.2
4K Mixed 38.7
131% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 66.8
69% 114 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 123%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$204
477GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 523
Write 500
Mixed 512
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 63.2
4K Mixed 38
130% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 67.1
70% 115 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 123%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
184GB free
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
183% Outstanding
Read 1,913
Write 905
Mixed 1,104
287% 1,307 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 40.6
148% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 98.7
DQ Mixed 68.2
69% 113 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 183%
Great: 218%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$8
13GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
28.5% Poor
Read 123
Write 22.3
Mixed 31.8
56% 59 MB/s
4K Read 5.92
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.88
101% 2.75 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
45.1% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 13.8
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 14.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 87.9
46% 87.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 117%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical CROSSHAIR VI HERO Builds (Compare 5,992 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 123%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $235

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,678
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