Performance Results

Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 50%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive117% 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 VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150224
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 11 '17 at 06:23
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 426
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 442
MC Float 446
MC Mixed 445
67% 444 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
XFX(1682 3250) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Lighting 106
Reflection 82.6
Parallax 140
37% 110 fps
MRender 59.4
Gravity 89.9
Splatting 84.4
33% 77.9 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 38%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
26GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 410
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 49.3
184% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 107
141% 255 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 117%
Great: 115%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
64GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 168
Write 103
Mixed 128
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.31
100% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
31.3% Below average
MC Read 10
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 8.5
28% 9.73 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 9
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 78%
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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 6,110 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $839
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