Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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. 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 61.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160309
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '20 at 09:27
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.3% Good
1-Core 92.5
2-Core 183
65% 138 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 475
53% 406 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$522
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 386
Reflection 368
Parallax 426
101% 393 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 382
Splatting 245
102% 288 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 376
Write 368
Mixed 270
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 49.2
172% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 145
134% 206 MB/s
Poor: 61% Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$56
144GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 152 152 154 153 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 152
Write 116
Mixed 81
SusWrite 153
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
658GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 129 132 130 130 130 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 115
Write 99.7
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 130
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 1800 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
65.4% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 20.9
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 21.1
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 61.1
65% 61.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 72%
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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 14,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

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