Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 85.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics40.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140716
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 01:55
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 (98th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 425
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 593
MC Float 630
MC Mixed 622
92% 615 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
PNY(196E 1138) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
40.4% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 112
Parallax 124
40% 123 fps
MRender 83
Gravity 118
Splatting 79.4
40% 93.4 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 498
Write 323
Mixed 368
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 16
109% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 23.1
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 17.1
26% 47.4 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 98%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$55
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABS0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 143
Write 129
Mixed 133
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.15
82% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 20
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 7,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $803
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