Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 92.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics112% 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 Drive74.8% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years and 1 month 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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140605
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 06 '20 at 14:22
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Memory 95.7
1-Core 133
2-Core 261
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 684
76% 586 Pts
64-Core 677
45% 677 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.9%
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 way above expectations (87th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 141
Reflection 156
Parallax 146
114% 148 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 139
Splatting 114
110% 124 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 112%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 180GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 145 142 130 120 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 355
Write 176
Mixed 202
SusWrite 133
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 36.1
139% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 126
120% 191 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 82%
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$199
142GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 441 420 337 170 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 440
Mixed 406
SusWrite 323
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 54.1
181% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 244
207% 301 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
152GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 85 85 85 85 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 56
Write 56.3
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 84.6
47% 63.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
134% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$110
77GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 109 114 110 112 110 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 113
Write 113
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 111
73% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 76%
Samsung Flash Drive 128GB
6GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 17 16 17 18 17 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
10.8% Very poor
Read 29
Write 24.3
Mixed 17.8
SusWrite 17.2
29% 22.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.6
90% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 10.8%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608ET3LX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
58.3% Above average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 18.3
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 18.6
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 58.3%
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 4,299 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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