Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
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 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 82.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics54.5% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131009
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 15 '17 at 18:27
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU2%

 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
Intel Core i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 436
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 448
MC Float 449
MC Mixed 442
67% 446 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Asus(1043 3006) 3GB
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Lighting 158
Reflection 90.8
Parallax 227
56% 158 fps
MRender 69.7
Gravity 152
Splatting 99
39% 107 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD800JD-75MSA3 80GB-$13
21GB free
Firmware: 07.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
27.3% Poor
Read 45.1
Write 49.7
Mixed 48.4
36% 47.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.44
90% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 33%
USB DISK 2.0 32GB
16GB free, PID 4100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
7.02% Terrible
Read 24.9
Write 8.42
Mixed 11.9
16% 15.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.13
4K Write 0.04
4K Mixed 0.16
30% 2.11 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.02%
Great: 11%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.5% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 17.2
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.2
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 87%
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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 2,896 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,208
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