Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '19 at 22:44
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790-$324
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
71.7% Very good
1-Core 115
2-Core 199
76% 157 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 560
61% 470 Pts
64-Core 581
39% 581 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
60.1% Good
Lighting 235
Reflection 214
Parallax 251
62% 233 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 218
Splatting 152
60% 178 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$89
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 323 221 206 196 194 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 404
Mixed 310
SusWrite 260
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 54.8
170% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 135%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$59
315GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 76 77 76 77 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
49% Average
Read 95
Write 87
Mixed 63
SusWrite 75.2
59% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 49%
Great: 83%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
8GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 86 85 82 79 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
47.1% Average
Read 82
Write 83.8
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 82.2
50% 68.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
105% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 77%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
11GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 126 123 122 116 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 62.5
Write 101
Mixed 31.3
SusWrite 115
56% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.1
376% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2133 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 24
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 23.7
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 13,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $865
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