Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170922
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 15:38
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 7 1700-$191
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 114
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 472
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 1,313
MC Float 1,361
MC Mixed 1,357
201% 1,344 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 101%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 163
Parallax 316
79% 234 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 185
Splatting 182
70% 166 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 510
Write 351
Mixed 349
89% 404 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 19.7
122% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 41.3
DQ Write 64.2
DQ Mixed 19.5
24% 41.7 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 117%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$60
436GB free
Firmware: 50.0AB50 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 94.3
Write 85.2
Mixed 83
66% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.24
77% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$197
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 42.1
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 30.1
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 28.7
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 109%
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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 9,500 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $181

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,479
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