Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 84.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151001
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 20:44
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$216
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
84.5% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 429
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 445
MC Float 479
MC Mixed 455
69% 460 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
62.3% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 174
Parallax 194
59% 185 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 178
Splatting 122
65% 150 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
322GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 498
Write 355
Mixed 393
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 38.7
134% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 39.9
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 25.2
58% 112 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90%
Great: 117%
WD Green 1.5TB (2010)-$74
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 78.8
Write 90.8
Mixed 77.5
62% 82.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.24
84% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
91% Outstanding
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 30
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 27.6
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 91%
Great: 97%
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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 10,676 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 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,227
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