Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive78.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 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. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140605
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 20 '20 at 05:57
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
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 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Memory 91.9
1-Core 109
2-Core 230
83% 144 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 434
60% 435 Pts
64-Core 429
29% 429 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1330 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.1
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.4% Above average
Lighting 63.4
Reflection 68.9
Parallax 79.7
51% 70.7 fps
MRender 69.3
Gravity 63.1
Splatting 56.8
52% 63.1 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 214 213 213 215 211 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 344
Write 276
Mixed 234
SusWrite 214
60% 267 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 35.3
134% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 188
152% 216 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
170GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 149 147 151 148 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 140
Mixed 81
SusWrite 149
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
182% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
31.4% Below average
MC Read 10.1
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 9.2
28% 9.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 9.8
27% 9.33 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VI HERO Builds (Compare 3,936 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,000
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