Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics84.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive132% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '21 at 11:30
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 125
2-Core 262
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 455
67% 482 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1515 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Lighting 105
Reflection 122
Parallax 108
85% 112 fps
MRender 103
Gravity 105
Splatting 95.9
85% 101 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 273 222 218 216 214 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 646
Write 548
Mixed 396
SusWrite 253
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 50.6
194% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 769
DQ Write 640
DQ Mixed 623
489% 677 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 132%
Great: 233%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
104GB free
Firmware: EXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 255 256 256 257 256 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 445
Write 303
Mixed 369
SusWrite 252
77% 342 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 56.4
189% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 220
204% 314 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
505GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 203 207 207 207 207 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 134
Mixed 83
SusWrite 203
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$99
842GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 189 190 191 192 192 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 139
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 189
94% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.9
355% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 2176 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 26.3
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 25
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 5,472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $813
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