Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics129% 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 Drive56.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130701
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 17:42
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$490
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 394
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 618
MC Mixed 607
90% 602 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 412
Reflection 378
Parallax 409
127% 400 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 406
Splatting 244
130% 297 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 129%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
411GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 370
Write 300
Mixed 312
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 35
134% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 68.3
DQ Mixed 20.2
24% 39.4 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 115%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
7GB free
Firmware: DXT07B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 479
Write 110
Mixed 142
52% 244 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 9.99
100% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 23.4
DQ Write 88
DQ Mixed 8.8
20% 40.1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G3D1869DE1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
51.9% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 75%
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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 3,220 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,403
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