Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics75.3% 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. How to reduce background CPU.
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 (35th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Memory 82.2
1-Core 121
2-Core 238
84% 147 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 636
67% 526 Pts
64-Core 648
44% 648 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 95%
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 above expectations (84th percentile)
6.02% Terrible
Lighting 23.3
Reflection 27.3
Parallax 24.4
6% 25 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 20.6
Splatting 34.8
6% 25.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.02%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.3% Very good
Lighting 283
Reflection 283
Parallax 295
74% 287 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 276
Splatting 216
76% 230 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
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 (47th 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: 137%
This bench: 200%
Great: 241%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$75
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 125 125 125 126 127 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th 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: 50%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 104%
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 way below expectations (6th percentile)
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: 113%
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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 24,279 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,234
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