Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '17 at 18:22
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
75.5% Very good
SC Int 94.9
SC Float 99.4
SC Mixed 98.6
78% 97.6 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 372
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 689
MC Mixed 658
99% 663 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
EVGA(3842 1972) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
66.8% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 183
Parallax 204
64% 199 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 192
Splatting 128
69% 159 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX900 256GB-$133
79GB free
Firmware: 5.6. Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 471
Write 215
Mixed 302
72% 329 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 18.1
131% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 64.7
96% 181 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 84%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$67
222GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 136
Write 120
Mixed 108
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.32
102% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 105%
Seagate BUP BK 4TB
958GB free, PID ab28
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
22% Poor
Read 60
Write 58.2
Mixed 37.6
64% 51.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.19
4K Mixed 0.1
10% 0.13 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.9% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.8
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 16.8
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.9%
Great: 73%
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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 5,306 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $941
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