Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 87.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:11
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 424
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 707
MC Mixed 677
100% 672 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Asus(1043 849E) 3GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 162
Parallax 259
67% 205 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 213
Splatting 112
71% 161 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 512GB-$254
476GB free
Firmware: 000F Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 513
Write 258
Mixed 341
82% 370 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 5.47
83% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 11.2
37% 80.4 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 72%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$315
449GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 118%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
394GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 96.9
Write 94.4
Mixed 83.4
69% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.17
70% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 83%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
818GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
20.9% Poor
Read 38.8
Write 40.9
Mixed 24.2
44% 34.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.17
77% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20.9%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
73.4% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.5
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 22.5
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 106%
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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 7,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,192
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HDDRAMUSB
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