Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 83.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170124
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 02:28
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 397
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 628
MC Mixed 610
91% 606 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1060 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.10.2
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
69.5% Good
Lighting 213
Reflection 159
Parallax 285
74% 219 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 168
Splatting 180
66% 159 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$97
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 383 397 414 431 407 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 460
Mixed 328
SusWrite 401
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 37.3
152% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 134
119% 184 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 125%
Micron_M550_2.5"_7mm_256GB 256GB
30GB free
Firmware: DL03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 236 82 136 133 129 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 327
Write 346
Mixed 268
SusWrite 158
62% 275 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 38.9
138% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 179
150% 218 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 107%
Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 256GB
16GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 89 92 88 89 84 MB/s
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
66.5% Good
Read 245
Write 89.8
Mixed 195
SusWrite 90.1
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 37.7
138% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 112
105% 166 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 107%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$66
287GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 115 116 115 118 117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 104
Write 91.3
Mixed 68
SusWrite 116
70% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 77%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$66
35GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 89 91 106 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 138
Write 123
Mixed 117
SusWrite 94.3
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
204% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 77%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$66
216GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 82 82 83 83 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
50.3% Above average
Read 92.2
Write 91.8
Mixed 93.7
SusWrite 82.5
67% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
194% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 77%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$66
818GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 115 116 117 114 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 114
Write 108
Mixed 107
SusWrite 115
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
190% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
45.1% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 13.9
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 14.5
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 9,549 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $788
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