Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics40.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive363% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180709
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 12 '18 at 15:23
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$198
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
85.5% Excellent
1-Core 121
2-Core 239
85% 180 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 953
88% 717 Pts
64-Core 1,343
90% 1,343 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
EVGA(3842 3979) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1900 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
40.9% Average
Lighting 87.8
Reflection 203
Parallax 240
30% 177 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 208
Splatting 143
56% 174 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Amd-raid Array 1 999GB
891GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4540 1219 1215 1215 1219 1223 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
363% Outstanding
Read 3,652
Write 4,757
Mixed 2073
SusWrite 1,772
688% 3,064 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 70.9
241% 84.5 MB/s
DQ Read 740
DQ Write 765
DQ Mixed 833
604% 779 MB/s
Poor: 96%
This bench: 363%
Great: 358%
WD My Passport 0830 1TB
713GB free, PID 0830
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 37 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
20% Poor
Read 35.9
Write 38.1
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 37.9
49% 35.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
104% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
64.6% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 20.7
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 20.7
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 122%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO Builds (Compare 5,049 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO - $252

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $1,439
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