Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.1% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:10
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$342
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 531
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 567
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 712
MC Float 804
MC Mixed 764
114% 760 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 110%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4991) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Lighting 279
Reflection 254
Parallax 278
86% 270 fps
MRender 179
Gravity 256
Splatting 182
89% 206 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
255GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 299 269 258 261 258 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 366
Write 390
Mixed 289
SusWrite 275
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 51.4
171% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 245
185% 249 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 134%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
411GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 93 93 93 94 94 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 100
Write 98.3
Mixed 68
SusWrite 92.6
66% 89.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
192% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.1% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.8
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 99%
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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 14,130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,221
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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