Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.2% 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 Drive119% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 17 '18 at 22:41
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
79.2% Very good
1-Core 126
2-Core 237
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 675
69% 545 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Lighting 308
Reflection 280
Parallax 311
81% 300 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 281
Splatting 190
76% 220 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 479 458 454 438 289 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 459
Mixed 424
SusWrite 411
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 55.3
188% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 362
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 119%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.7% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 25.3
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 25.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 80%
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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 7,700 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $969
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