Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics45.7% 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 Drive169% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170124
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 06 '18 at 09:24
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
82% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 115
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 341
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 404
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 679
MC Mixed 600
95% 635 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
45.7% Average
Lighting 99.5
Reflection 99.2
Parallax 282
51% 160 fps
MRender 99.3
Gravity 99.6
Splatting 99.3
42% 99.4 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$180
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 550 553 580 583 584 577 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 713
Write 609
Mixed 512
SusWrite 571
135% 601 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 68.5
241% 88.1 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 641
DQ Mixed 877
611% 764 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 169%
Great: 348%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 10TB (2016)-$275
6.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 184 186 187 186 185 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 56% Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1360 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
43.6% Average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 13.6
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 14
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 72%
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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 6,974 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: 79% - Very good Total price: $765
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HDDRAMUSB
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