Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:15
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 408
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 624
MC Mixed 621
91% 609 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
829GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 155
Mixed 158
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.15
67% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$28
10GB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 104
Write 81.8
Mixed 98.7
72% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.43
94% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$78
9GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 147
Mixed 122
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.19
65% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$78
4GB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 160
Mixed 136
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.2
66% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600G 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.2% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 10.9
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 33.2%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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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: 74% - Very good Total price: $826
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