Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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.
Graphics43.1% 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 Drive138% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160309
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 14:49
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 458
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 398
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 693
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
43.1% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 120
Parallax 132
43% 131 fps
MRender 87.1
Gravity 125
Splatting 88.9
43% 100 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 480GB-$300
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: OC34L5TM Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 879
Write 952
Mixed 762
193% 864 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 18.7
123% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 21.6
65% 143 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 138%
Great: 169%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.6% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 8.8
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 11
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 87%
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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 6,853 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: 86% - Excellent Total price: $673
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