Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics59.7% 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 Drive54.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20131220
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '17 at 12:13
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$339
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
74.3% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 103
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 358
71% 314 Pts
MC Int 614
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 635
95% 634 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Lighting 175
Reflection 170
Parallax 200
56% 182 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 169
Splatting 117
70% 142 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$94
61GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 488
Write 150
Mixed 87.1
52% 242 MB/s
4K Read 7.97
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 8.33
75% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 68.3
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 29.4
42% 75 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 77%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$60
9GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 78.5
Write 79.2
Mixed 71.8
58% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.21
87% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 85%
USB2.0 Flash Disk 4GB
3GB free, PID 8902
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 4% Great: 4%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
57.5% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 62%
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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 2,912 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,209
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