Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive50.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160309
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:38
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 127
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 414
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 668
MC Mixed 650
97% 648 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 329
Reflection 303
Parallax 316
100% 316 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 302
Splatting 237
106% 247 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$49
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 315
Write 161
Mixed 209
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 3.97
75% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 5.94
51% 119 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 86%
OCZ Trion 100 240GB-$138
125GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 498
Write 168
Mixed 187
62% 284 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 6.97
82% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 24.8
73% 161 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$95
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 38% Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 26.6
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 24.9
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 83%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 6,958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $672
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