Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 83.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics59.6% 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 Drive114% 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 MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 03 '16 at 18:45
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$430
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 113
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 415
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 615
MC Mixed 608
90% 600 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Asus(1043 8469) 3GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 375.86
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Lighting 164
Reflection 124
Parallax 204
55% 164 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 185
Splatting 107
63% 144 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 69%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vector 150 240GB-$246
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 498
Mixed 507
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 38.1
157% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 94.5
140% 260 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 114%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.7% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 17.9
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 70%
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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 5,018 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,064
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