Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics59.4% 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 Drive244% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170907
Uptime8.8 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 04:34
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 1600X-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 113
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 435
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 909
MC Float 946
MC Mixed 942
140% 932 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Lighting 184
Reflection 154
Parallax 170
55% 169 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 164
Splatting 130
62% 146 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ TL100 240GB-$126
223GB free
Firmware: SBFZ10.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 453
Mixed 486
108% 484 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 11.4
111% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 19.5
96% 217 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 90%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
200GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 416
Mixed 420
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 39.8
159% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 121
136% 231 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 107%
Great: 116%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
34GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,798
Write 1,237
Mixed 1,389
396% 1,808 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 27.1
182% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 53.8
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 23.3
34% 62 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 244%
Great: 264%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 34.1
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 39.1
SC Mixed 28.6
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 81.7
49% 81.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
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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 8,156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $224

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,647
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