Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 93.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 06 '19 at 16:19
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 129
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 466
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 693
MC Mixed 687
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.12.3
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 211
Reflection 164
Parallax 282
73% 219 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 178
Splatting 181
69% 164 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 189 188 191 191 191 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 350
Write 338
Mixed 283
SusWrite 187
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 39.1
135% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 222
172% 237 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 117%
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
471GB free
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 191 188 192 192 192 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 351
Write 341
Mixed 308
SusWrite 189
67% 297 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 40.9
136% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 231
177% 241 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
29.3% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 7.9
26% 8.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 9.9
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 9,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $788
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