Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 86.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics110% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years and 2 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140605
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateNov 06 '20 at 12:33
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 (69th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Memory 88.9
1-Core 130
2-Core 257
90% 159 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 652
71% 550 Pts
64-Core 656
44% 656 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 137
Reflection 156
Parallax 135
111% 142 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 140
Splatting 114
110% 124 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 180GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 198
Write 168
Mixed 219
44% 195 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 28.6
116% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 104
105% 170 MB/s
Poor: 56% Great: 82%
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$199
142GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 498
Write 457
Mixed 397
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 54.2
181% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 236
203% 298 MB/s
Poor: 78% Great: 125%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
152GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 55.3
Write 56.3
Mixed 61.8
44% 57.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$110
77GB free
Firmware: CC32
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 115
Write 116
Mixed 60.5
72% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 39% Great: 77%
Samsung Flash Drive 128GB
6GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 30
Write 16
Mixed 12.5
22% 19.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1
67% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 12% Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608ET3LX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
49.1% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 14.6
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 16.1
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VI HERO Builds (Compare 4,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $980
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