Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics12% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive97.8% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '18 at 17:53
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 115
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 442
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 583
MC Float 618
MC Mixed 613
90% 605 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5770
Sapphire(174B 1482) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
12% Very poor
Lighting 42.7
Reflection 27.3
Parallax 39
13% 36.3 fps
MRender 21
Gravity 32.2
Splatting 27.6
12% 26.9 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 12%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
230GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 414
Mixed 417
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 51.5
189% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 130
152% 265 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 119%
Great: 116%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
88GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 352
Mixed 358
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 27.8
144% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 83.8
123% 233 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-051.A00LF 9905471-060.A00LF 16GB
1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
53.7% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.4
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 17.5
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
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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 4,111 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,236
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