Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive75.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:05
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 26%

 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 i3-6100-$113
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
50.7% Above average
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 99.5
SC Mixed 96.3
78% 97.5 Pts
QC Int 215
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 221
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 216
MC Float 285
MC Mixed 218
36% 239 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon CV3-8D256 256GB
68GB free
Firmware: T881202 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 507
Write 476
Mixed 492
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 18.8
79% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 23.3
DQ Write 90.3
DQ Mixed 36.8
34% 50.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 101%
Toshiba MQ01ABF032 320GB-$37
25GB free
Firmware: AM001A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
39% Below average
Read 70.4
Write 65.4
Mixed 61.2
49% 65.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.18
57% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39%
Great: 57%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$42
12GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 40% Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$210
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.6% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 21.1
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 13.9
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 107%
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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 8,677 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,270
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