Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 92.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics3.22% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive80.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 3 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 01 '21 at 19:40
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 (97th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Memory 98.1
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 471
8-Core 700
75% 585 Pts
64-Core 702
47% 702 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Asus(1043 8534) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.14.5180
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
3.22% Terrible
Lighting 4.1
Reflection 3
Parallax 7.8
3% 4.97 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 2.7
Splatting 5.6
3% 6.1 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.22%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$183
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 126 25 13 15 15 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 371
Write 334
Mixed 302
SusWrite 61.8
60% 267 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 50.7
165% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 228
170% 227 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 113%
D2CSTK251A10-0120 120GB
112GB free
Firmware: 2.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 83 93 79 97 97 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
64.9% Good
Read 185
Write 139
Mixed 146
SusWrite 97.8
32% 142 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 35.8
150% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 135
102% 137 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 56%
WD VelociRaptor 1TB-$268
598GB free
Firmware: 04.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 170 167 168 171 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 188
Mixed 110
SusWrite 169
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 1.8
362% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
88% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 27.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 27.7
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 45.7
88% 45.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 88%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 6,981 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $782
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