Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 91.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.8% 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 Drive114% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170124
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 05:36
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-4790K-$330
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 443
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 690
102% 683 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
42.8% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 120
Parallax 132
43% 131 fps
MRender 86
Gravity 125
Splatting 85.3
43% 98.6 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$111
444GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 483
Write 310
Mixed 312
81% 368 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 25.1
104% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 44.7
96% 199 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 101%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 404
Mixed 414
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 48.2
176% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 114
145% 260 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 114%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 08G-D3-2400-MR 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 31
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.2
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 25.3
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 82%
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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 7,809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $795
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