Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 83%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150827
Uptime17 Days
Run DateJan 13 '21 at 17:10
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
83% Excellent
Memory 96.9
1-Core 113
2-Core 244
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 661
65% 517 Pts
64-Core 668
45% 668 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.4% Very good
Lighting 90.5
Reflection 90.2
Parallax 84.5
73% 88.4 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 81.2
Splatting 72.3
69% 88.6 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 109 103 99 98 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 412
Mixed 410
SusWrite 123
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 55.2
189% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 123%
Corsair Force LE 480GB-$190
192GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 433 144 175 174 176 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 496
Mixed 377
SusWrite 252
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 43.6
161% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 205
190% 292 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$85
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 151 150 150 151 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 158
Mixed 111
SusWrite 150
111% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1TB-$48
120GB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 73 74 72 73 74 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
41.7% Average
Read 72.3
Write 67.7
Mixed 47.4
SusWrite 73.2
48% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
109% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 77%
Seagate Wireless Plus 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 780A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 112 113 114 112 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 107
Write 79.5
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 112
66% 90.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.8
192% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 67%
WD My Passport 0827 2TB
528GB free, PID 0827
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 44 44 44 44 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
21.1% Poor
Read 40.4
Write 40.5
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 43.8
53% 38.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
87% 1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 21.1%
Great: 44%
Seagate Expansion Desk 1TB
611GB free, PID 3320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 120 120 119 119 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 132
Write 131
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 119
152% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
64% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24.8
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 22.8
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 6,826 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $808
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