Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive39.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131121
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '18 at 21:10
Run Duration291 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 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
Intel Core i7-4770K-$471
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 444
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 621
MC Mixed 611
90% 605 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 191
Parallax 206
68% 208 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 214
Splatting 170
77% 179 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Read 156
Write 119
Mixed 95.5
27% 123 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 65.4
4K Mixed 11.8
75% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 84
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 33.6
44% 78 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 83%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 4GB
4GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
7.43% Terrible
Read 21.6
Write 3.87
Mixed 6.52
10% 10.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.04
4K Write 0.66
4K Mixed 1.18
85% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.43%
Great: 10%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C8 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
62.1% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.1
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 20.1
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 62%
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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 4,753 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,238
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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