Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive89.6% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 07:50
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i5-6500-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 114
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 406
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 424
63% 423 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
Gigabyte(1458 3642) 2GB
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
19.6% Very poor
Lighting 59.7
Reflection 41.5
Parallax 54
18% 51.7 fps
MRender 48.5
Gravity 58
Splatting 38.2
21% 48.2 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 19.6%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 521
Write 502
Mixed 508
114% 510 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 13.3
108% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 12.2
54% 113 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 106%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
484GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 117
Write 113
Mixed 110
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.28
100% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 82%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$43
281GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 140
Write 131
Mixed 124
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.21
60% 0.44 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
147GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 116
Write 90.8
Mixed 77.1
71% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 0.59
4K Mixed 0.23
59% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL15-15-15 D4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 35.1
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 29.8
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
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 12,950 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,286
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