Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.5% 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 Drive84% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.3 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 06:31
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 24%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 (95th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 93.8
1-Core 132
2-Core 244
91% 157 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 691
73% 569 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.5%
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 (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.5% Above average
Lighting 61
Reflection 13.8
Parallax 101
49% 58.7 fps
MRender 67.8
Gravity 79.8
Splatting 51
63% 66.2 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$45
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 116 95 86 82 98 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 497
Write 442
Mixed 341
SusWrite 146
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 36.6
150% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 153
130% 195 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84%
Great: 89%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 61 64 62 90 139 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 163
Write 105
Mixed 91.2
SusWrite 81.9
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 102%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$110
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 150 151 151 149 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 159
Write 146
Mixed 84.9
SusWrite 150
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 99%
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 (87th percentile)
61.3% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 20
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 83%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VI HERO Builds (Compare 3,758 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $930
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