Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics119% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 02 '19 at 19:51
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i5-6500-$206
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
69.9% Good
SC Int 97.1
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 97.3
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 325
QC Mixed 362
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 355
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 350
54% 360 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Gigabyte(1458 3795) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 369
Reflection 357
Parallax 412
119% 380 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 375
Splatting 245
120% 275 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 119%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$92
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 187 295 295 297 292 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 445
Write 412
Mixed 392
SusWrite 272
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 54.3
184% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 270
224% 322 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 107%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
448GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 176 176 176 176 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 151
Mixed 85.2
SusWrite 175
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$110
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 27.3
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 23
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 104%
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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 15,684 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,086
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