Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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.
Graphics116% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive91.6% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150625
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 10 '15 at 06:42
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$324
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 491
QC Mixed 498
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 783
MC Mixed 741
109% 733 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 100%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.5850
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 382
Reflection 337
Parallax 365
116% 361 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 340
Splatting 241
116% 267 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 116%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 960GB
383GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
187% Outstanding
Read 1,415
Write 1,225
Mixed 1,449
304% 1,363 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 34.2
140% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 21.4
93% 209 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 187%
Great: 220%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 346
Mixed 352
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 24.2
128% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 78.3
114% 214 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 117%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
868GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 38% Great: 84%
Adata DashDrive Elite S102 Pro USB 3.0 64GB-$16
23GB free, PID 312b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
43.5% Average
Read 198
Write 58.5
Mixed 61.9
108% 106 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 0.27
4K Mixed 0.26
38% 1.91 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 43%
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Typical MAXIMUS VII HERO Builds (Compare 8,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $754
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