Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
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 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% 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.
Boot Drive30.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 13:35
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 51%

 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 i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
87% Excellent
Memory 92.8
1-Core 144
2-Core 269
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 706
73% 572 Pts
64-Core 695
47% 695 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 454
Reflection 399
Parallax 422
119% 425 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 435
Splatting 263
116% 318 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 115%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$138
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 109 91 90 106 118 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
30.8% Below average
Read 250
Write 244
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 99.2
37% 165 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 17.7
4K Mixed 1.3
25% 9.47 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 110
99% 155 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 92%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$84
118GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,366
Write 2,247
Mixed 1,564
458% 2,059 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 83.6
279% 96.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1286
DQ Write 596
DQ Mixed 958
706% 947 MB/s
Poor: 188% Great: 320%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 17.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 19.7
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.5%
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 9,806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,018
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