Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 74.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics81.9% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 06:27
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-4770K-$420
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
74.9% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 358
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 541
MC Float 597
MC Mixed 599
87% 579 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 3669) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Lighting 267
Reflection 225
Parallax 270
83% 254 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 233
Splatting 158
81% 188 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$120
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 61 65 26 26 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
16.9% Very poor
Read 16.2
Write 44.7
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 42.1
23% 31.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.2
74% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 16.9%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
827GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 169 171 167 166 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 131
Mixed 83.3
SusWrite 168
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
111GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 124 123 123 124 129 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 168
Write 137
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 124
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 116%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$12
15GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 128
Write 93.2
Mixed 97.5
130% 106 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 3.5
253% 3.97 MB/s
Poor: 12% Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
57.1% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.1
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 20.3
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VI HERO Builds (Compare 4,219 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,008
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HDDRAMUSB
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