Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive121% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 07:11
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 1700-$235
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.3% Very good
1-Core 107
2-Core 213
75% 160 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 836
79% 636 Pts
64-Core 1,238
83% 1,238 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Lighting 211
Reflection 180
Parallax 195
54% 196 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 202
Splatting 162
55% 172 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$102
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 477 478 481 484 482 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 485
Mixed 398
SusWrite 457
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 56.5
184% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 364
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 121%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
53% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 17.1
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 16.4
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 85.9
47% 85.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53%
Great: 57%
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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 CROSSHAIR VI HERO Builds (Compare 16,478 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $184

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $1,329
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HDDRAMUSB
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