Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 90.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics56.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive86.6% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 06:25
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$300
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Memory 94.4
1-Core 131
2-Core 264
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 467
8-Core 685
74% 576 Pts
64-Core 693
46% 693 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.4% Above average
Lighting 68
Reflection 15
Parallax 92.2
55% 58.4 fps
MRender 66.6
Gravity 73.3
Splatting 48.5
58% 62.8 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$45
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 199 99 86 67 87 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 504
Write 448
Mixed 196
SusWrite 137
71% 321 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 43.9
144% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 184
167% 256 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 89%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 133 133 134 134 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Read 160
Write 108
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 134
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 103%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$110
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 150 151 153 152 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 156
Write 139
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 152
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 20.5
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,000
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