Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.8% 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 Drive80.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160309
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 01 '18 at 19:16
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$360
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 137
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 501
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 494
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 669
MC Float 717
MC Mixed 703
104% 697 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$450
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Lighting 253
Reflection 155
Parallax 390
94% 266 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 274
Splatting 174
84% 190 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ RevoDrive 3 X2 PCIe 480GB-$1,599
174GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 640
Write 263
Mixed 297
88% 400 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 18.8
95% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 87.4
111% 196 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 132%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 26.5
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 26.1
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 84.4%
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 VII HERO Builds (Compare 5,438 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $994
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