Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 62%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics82.8% 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 Drive44.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display5880 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 13:00
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 i7-7700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
62% Good
SC Int 90.4
SC Float 85.2
SC Mixed 59.3
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 332
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 592
MC Float 717
MC Mixed 654
98% 654 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 62%
Great: 111%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Lighting 274
Reflection 250
Parallax 246
82% 256 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 259
Splatting 162
84% 191 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 140%
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
34.9% Below average
Lighting 111
Reflection 96.8
Parallax 104
34% 104 fps
MRender 71.9
Gravity 100
Splatting 78.8
36% 83.7 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 85 80 106 77 87 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 409
Write 184
Mixed 218
SusWrite 89.4
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 12.2
66% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 35.7
DQ Mixed 39.2
37% 60.5 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 53%
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$90
8GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 422
Write 435
Mixed 174
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 23
112% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 142
111% 153 MB/s
Poor: 58% Great: 94%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 138 139 137 140 139 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 148
Write 139
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 138
90% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905625-075.A00G Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 32GB
2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
37.5% Below average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 12.9
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 5.4
24% 8.27 GB/s
Latency 351
11% 351 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 45%
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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 12,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,178
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