Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.7% 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 (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:30
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 24%

 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 i5-6600K-$216
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 126
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 505
115% 507 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 529
MC Mixed 507
76% 508 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
62.5% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 170
Parallax 186
60% 185 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 181
Splatting 114
64% 147 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$52
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 50 50 51 52 51 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 367
Write 230
Mixed 285
SusWrite 77.5
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 29.9
135% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 165
153% 233 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 84%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
240GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 85 84 86 85 86 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 94.5
Write 27.8
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 84.1
49% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$211
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 42.4
MC Mixed 31
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 30.4
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
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 12,930 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,254
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