Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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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 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 85.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics94.3% 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 Drive200% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 15 '18 at 15:59
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 14%

 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-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
85.6% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 121
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 417
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 684
MC Mixed 648
95% 637 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
8.93% Terrible
Lighting 23.3
Reflection 27.3
Parallax 24.4
7% 25 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 20.6
Splatting 34.8
10% 25.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.93%
Great: 10%
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Lighting 283
Reflection 283
Parallax 295
89% 287 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 276
Splatting 216
98% 230 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$268
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 807 727 641 587 566 531 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1870
Write 857
Mixed 672
SusWrite 643
223% 1,010 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 47.5
186% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 1,024
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 383
356% 571 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 200%
Great: 239%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$68
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 125 125 125 126 127 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 128
Write 123
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 124
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
64.3% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 20.7
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 19.7
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 76.5
52% 76.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 112%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 16,679 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,189
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