Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
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 80.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78% 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 Drive122% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131009
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 27 '17 at 22:49
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU3%

 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 i7-4770K-$500
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
80.7% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 395
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 598
89% 594 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Asus(1043 8495) 3GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
78% Very good
Lighting 325
Reflection 153
Parallax 252
92% 243 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 199
Splatting 106
67% 153 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$94
223GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
32.2% Below average
Read 128
Write 71.4
Mixed 70.1
20% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 29.7
4K Mixed 11.3
67% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 97.3
DQ Write 50.7
DQ Mixed 25
32% 57.7 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 70%
Samsung 840 Series 500GB
57GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 498
Mixed 504
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 43.3
187% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 131
152% 261 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 122%
Great: 102%
Seagate ST3500630AS 500GB-$37
394GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
36.6% Below average
Read 61.3
Write 65.9
Mixed 64.6
48% 63.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.23
76% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 43%
Seagate ST3500630AS 500GB-$37
265GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
35.4% Below average
Read 59.7
Write 63.6
Mixed 57.8
45% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.37
92% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.6% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 17.9
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 79%
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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 2,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,370
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