Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics99.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.8% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180529
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 01:59
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 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
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$155
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 93.4
SC Float 99.9
SC Mixed 99.2
78% 97.5 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 379
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 763
MC Float 834
MC Mixed 820
120% 806 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$345
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Lighting 296
Reflection 285
Parallax 338
96% 306 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 286
Splatting 230
102% 237 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$37
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 177 188 192 187 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
61.8% Good
Read 480
Write 183
Mixed 177
SusWrite 187
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 12.2
91% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24.6
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 64.3
64% 95.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 75%
PNY CS900 240GB-$47
159GB free
Firmware: CS900208
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 181 202 209 208 268 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 371
Write 181
Mixed 285
SusWrite 221
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 25.4
115% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 130
130% 201 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 83%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
144GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 289 169 138 121 144 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 457
Mixed 349
SusWrite 216
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 95.6
4K Mixed 55.1
183% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 52.4
111% 224 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 103%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
76.4% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 26.5
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 22.3
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 99.9
40% 99.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76.4%
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 10,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $186

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,389
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