Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 45.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics164% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '17 at 00:40
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
45.8% Average
SC Int 116
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 117
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 149
QC Float 158
QC Mixed 154
35% 154 Pts
MC Int 148
MC Float 158
MC Mixed 141
22% 149 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
EVGA(3842 6593) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 474
Reflection 479
Parallax 646
166% 533 fps
MRender 276
Gravity 536
Splatting 291
163% 368 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 164%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
132GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 58% Great: 96%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$290
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 153
Write 161
Mixed 143
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 3.31
4K Write 0.69
4K Mixed 0.34
188% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 132%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$90
538GB free
Firmware: CC52 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 164
Write 131
Mixed 73.6
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.17
53% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
56.4% Above average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.4
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 20
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 94%
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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 4,458 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $870
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