Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 83.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive100% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151028
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 18:09
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 (33rd percentile)
83.4% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 411
QC Mixed 401
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 660
MC Mixed 655
97% 649 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 209
Parallax 231
73% 227 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 213
Splatting 146
75% 173 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 126 123 126 125 121 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 453
Mixed 377
SusWrite 156
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 51.6
180% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 235
211% 319 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 100%
Great: 118%
Intel X25-M 80GB
33GB free
Firmware: 2CV102HA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 78 83 81 83 84 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
41.8% Average
Read 236
Write 84.7
Mixed 114
SusWrite 82.1
29% 129 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 12
76% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 81.6
DQ Mixed 82.4
70% 106 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 43%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$80
21GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 469
Write 466
Mixed 374
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 62.8
209% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.7% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.5
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.4
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 63%
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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 9,900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $839
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