Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics93.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive68.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 02 '17 at 09:58
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 364
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 597
MC Mixed 590
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 3998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Lighting 305
Reflection 274
Parallax 307
94% 295 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 274
Splatting 174
92% 212 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$90
5GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 468
Write 119
Mixed 113
50% 233 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 15.7
105% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 50.2
96% 196 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 84%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 109
Write 113
Mixed 144
93% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.49
186% 2.21 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL9 Series 1315 BLS4G3D169DS3.16FE 1302 1600 CL9 Series 1315 BLS4G3D169DS3.16FE 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
60.6% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.9
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VI HERO Builds (Compare 3,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,255
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