Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
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 88.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive64.4% 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:39
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 15%

 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 i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 464
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 443
MC Float 489
MC Mixed 475
70% 469 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1569 MHz, MLim: 1775 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 309
Parallax 369
106% 340 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 312
Splatting 222
107% 246 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$99
174GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 491
Write 256
Mixed 269
75% 339 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 14.2
93% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 62.9
DQ Mixed 14.3
20% 36.4 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 78%
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 240GB-$155
125GB free
Firmware: 0C4005T2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Read 1,154
Write 768
Mixed 850
205% 924 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 17.2
135% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 37.6
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 19.5
66% 134 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 140%
Great: 148%
Corsair Force GT 120GB-$155
112GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 504
Write 151
Mixed 210
63% 288 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 17
132% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 50.4
46% 67.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$78
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 111
Write 105
Mixed 103
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.38
85% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB-$266
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 25
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 24.1
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 101%
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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 9,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $742
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HDDRAMUSB
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