Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 79.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.3% 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 Drive81.2% 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 Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:07
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$211
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
79.5% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 405
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 393
MC Float 439
MC Mixed 406
62% 413 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 79%
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: 397.64
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Lighting 59.1
Reflection 41.4
Parallax 53.6
18% 51.4 fps
MRender 48.3
Gravity 55.7
Splatting 38.1
20% 47.4 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB
292GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 519
Write 502
Mixed 381
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 12.5
94% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 26.6
DQ Write 98.1
DQ Mixed 11.5
24% 45.4 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
362GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 156
Mixed 123
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 0.53
4K Mixed 0.3
71% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 97%
Great: 113%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$76
514GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
66.1% Good
Read 123
Write 107
Mixed 123
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.19
97% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 84%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$44
317GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 153
Mixed 150
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 0.41
4K Mixed 0.22
75% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 110%
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 38.7
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 34.7
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 29.8
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 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.

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Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,177
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