Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.8% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMar 05 '21 at 00:32
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 23%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4770K-$219
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Memory 89.8
1-Core 97.2
2-Core 205
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 471
52% 404 Pts
64-Core 502
34% 502 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
65.3% Good
Lighting 82.8
Reflection 81.8
Parallax 76.2
67% 80.3 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 74.3
Splatting 66.9
63% 81 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 162 156 157 158 153 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 338
Write 272
Mixed 225
SusWrite 159
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 33.4
124% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 108
108% 176 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
671GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 192 191 192 191 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 149
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 191
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX KHX1600C10D3/8G 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
53% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 16.6
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 15.9
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 53%
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 3,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $839
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