Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 87.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics93.9% 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 Drive109% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory25.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 21:24
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
87.7% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 123
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 425
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 639
MC Float 724
MC Mixed 690
102% 684 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Asus(1043 855C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1316 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 276
Parallax 308
94% 295 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 278
Splatting 187
94% 216 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 374 373 337 325 309 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 434
Mixed 346
SusWrite 353
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 43.7
166% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 353
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$180
37GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 407 440 434 445 444 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 425
Mixed 285
SusWrite 430
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 41.5
169% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 298
241% 341 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 113%
Great: 119%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
269GB free
Firmware: 2BA30001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 84 83 84 82 78 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 88.3
Write 60.7
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 81.1
51% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 1 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
75.3% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23.9
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.6
SC Mixed 24.6
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 130%
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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 13,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
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: $1,175
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