Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150427
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 10 '18 at 13:59
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$376
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 132
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 509
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 512
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 693
MC Mixed 682
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 100%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$270
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
67.4% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 181
Parallax 202
64% 198 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 195
Splatting 134
70% 162 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 1TB-$44
655GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 160
Write 152
Mixed 149
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.18
78% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.5% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 15.6
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 16.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 63%
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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 6,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $725
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