Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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 73.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics75.7% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20131220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '19 at 15:43
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 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 Server
Intel Core i5-4570-$300
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Memory 90.4
1-Core 104
2-Core 208
79% 134 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 367
47% 347 Pts
64-Core 401
27% 401 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
EVGA(3842 1266) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.7% Very good
Lighting 93.6
Reflection 253
Parallax 291
25% 212 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 279
Splatting 185
78% 230 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 80%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
552GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 101 77 110 128 140 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 146
Write 115
Mixed 109
SusWrite 104
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C7 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
53.2% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 17.9
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VI HERO Builds (Compare 1,804 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $908
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