Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics58.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive245% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170907
Uptime8.9 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:00
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X-$167
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 427
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 894
MC Float 926
MC Mixed 938
138% 919 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Lighting 184
Reflection 152
Parallax 169
55% 169 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 164
Splatting 124
62% 144 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba OCZ TL100 240GB-$145
223GB free
Firmware: SBFZ10.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 458
Mixed 483
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 12.6
115% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 11.2
91% 212 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 89%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
201GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 416
Mixed 420
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 39.3
155% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 119
134% 228 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 106%
Great: 134%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 2,808
Write 1,231
Mixed 1,384
396% 1,808 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 25.2
171% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 52.8
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 23.3
67% 134 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 245%
Great: 232%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$158
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 33.6
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 26.5
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 79.2
50% 79.2 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical CROSSHAIR VI HERO Builds (Compare 10,420 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $194

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,416
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HDDRAMUSB
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