Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:21
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 1600-$190
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 105
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 374
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 929
MC Float 962
MC Mixed 954
142% 948 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1095 MHz, MLim: 1520 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
66.2% Good
Lighting 228
Reflection 169
Parallax 224
70% 207 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 143
Splatting 188
63% 154 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$140
105GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 489
Write 329
Mixed 332
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 17
84% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 46.7
53% 92.5 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
76% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 25.5
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 23.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 96.2
42% 96.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76%
Great: 87%
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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 5,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,579
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