Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (79%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:53
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 79%

 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 i5-6600K-$223
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
78.3% Very good
SC Int 36.7
SC Float 52.3
SC Mixed 58.2
39% 49.1 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 486
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 504
MC Mixed 486
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
Nvidia(10DE 104B) 3GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Lighting 152
Reflection 124
Parallax 200
52% 159 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 187
Splatting 106
63% 143 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
64GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 497
Write 392
Mixed 363
93% 417 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 19.9
73% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 98.5
DQ Write 73
DQ Mixed 37.8
41% 69.8 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.4% Good
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 21.2
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 8.3
33% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 174
23% 174 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 109%
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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 11,975 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,287
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HDDRAMUSB
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