Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 87.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive90.4% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 05:43
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Memory 93.3
1-Core 128
2-Core 258
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 683
72% 562 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 440.97
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 55% Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 97 85 78 75 66 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 433
Mixed 337
SusWrite 93.8
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 47.8
179% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 195
166% 247 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 116%
Hitachi HDT725040VLA360 400GB
146GB free
Firmware: V5CO
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 57 59 57 58 58 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
27.3% Poor
Read 37.3
Write 21
Mixed 18
SusWrite 57.8
24% 33.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 37%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$72
1TB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 149 150 152 153 151 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 154
Write 151
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 151
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
58.4% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.4
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 17.2
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 4,237 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $748
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