Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.5% 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 Drive244% 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 CROSSHAIR VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170622
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 07 '17 at 18:25
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X-$309
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 370
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 1,288
MC Float 1,304
MC Mixed 1,318
195% 1,303 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 87%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.6.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 168
Parallax 319
81% 238 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 190
Splatting 186
72% 170 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
134GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,710
Write 1,216
Mixed 1,420
391% 1,782 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 35.6
161% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 121
135% 231 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 244%
Great: 264%
OCZ AMD Radeon R7 480GB-$195
122GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 500
Mixed 498
113% 506 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 30.8
108% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 94.6
112% 194 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 42.1
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 30.3
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 25.1
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 28.1
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 111%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical CROSSHAIR VI HERO Builds (Compare 5,900 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $235

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,700
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