Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43.2% 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 Drive71.9% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMar 09 '18 at 05:56
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 32%

 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 i5-4670-$350
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
71.6% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 97.9
SC Mixed 97.6
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 376
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 351
54% 363 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
Asus(1043 842E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
43.2% Average
Lighting 117
Reflection 94.9
Parallax 155
40% 122 fps
MRender 103
Gravity 131
Splatting 77.9
45% 104 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$279
141GB free
Firmware: DXM04B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 480
Mixed 501
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 27.9
142% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 77.2
124% 238 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 117%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$279
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 449
Write 127
Mixed 186
55% 254 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 20.5
124% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 65.1
91% 174 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
931GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 122
Write 112
Mixed 111
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.57
128% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
54.3% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 18.1
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 14.9
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 65%
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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%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

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