Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 29.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive122% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 21:58
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 i7-4770K-$450
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
29.8% Poor
SC Int 19.2
SC Float 23.5
SC Mixed 23.6
18% 22.1 Pts
QC Int 78.9
QC Float 101
QC Mixed 136
24% 105 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 617
MC Mixed 614
86% 579 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 29.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 256
Reflection 175
Parallax 336
88% 256 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 319
Splatting 247
110% 257 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
621GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 869
Write 921
Mixed 893
200% 894 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 19.2
90% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 47.7
48% 73.2 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 122%
Great: 374%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
52.8% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 17.5
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 4.3
SC Mixed 8
24% 8.53 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 86%
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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 2,702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,398
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