Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics3.22% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive107% 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 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 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 20:02
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-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 i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Memory 95.6
1-Core 134
2-Core 266
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 703
71% 562 Pts
64-Core 704
47% 704 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 93%
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 (59th 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: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 101 71 69 42 38 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 418
Mixed 422
SusWrite 109
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 63.8
207% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 333
252% 338 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
D2CSTK251A10-0120 120GB
112GB free
Firmware: 2.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 91 97 95 96 98 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
60.8% Good
Read 170
Write 123
Mixed 131
SusWrite 95.1
29% 130 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 30.7
142% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 110
86% 120 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 56%
WD VelociRaptor 1TB-$268
598GB free
Firmware: 04.06A00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 170 170 170 171 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 182
Mixed 121
SusWrite 170
121% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 1.7
361% 2.87 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 (94th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 27.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 27.7
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 87.1%
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 6,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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