Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 87.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics92.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 26 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory25 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 07:05
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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 i7-6700K-$271
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 127
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 419
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 671
MC Mixed 675
96% 644 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan X-$1,096
Nvidia(10DE 1132) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1392 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Lighting 294
Reflection 270
Parallax 307
90% 290 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 271
Splatting 184
92% 211 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
164GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 380
Write 332
Mixed 327
77% 347 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 24.7
136% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 42.1
DQ Write 85.9
DQ Mixed 23.9
30% 50.6 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 118%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 110%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$265
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
73.1% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22.9
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 24.2
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 127%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 8,085 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,200
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