Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics148% 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 Drive71.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory18 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime11.8 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:40
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 412
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 634
MC Mixed 636
91% 611 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
EVGA(3842 6698) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
148% Outstanding
Lighting 494
Reflection 445
Parallax 536
158% 492 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 477
Splatting 252
142% 319 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 148%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$85
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 167 135 141 145 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 371
Write 349
Mixed 144
SusWrite 168
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 28.6
103% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 215
191% 290 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 108%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 510GB
141GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 859 836 953 966 932 932 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 126%
Hitachi HMS5C4040BLE640 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: MPAOA5D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 104 105 105 104 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 111
Write 108
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 103
65% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB-$200
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.5% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 23.6
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 12.2
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 111%
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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 13,062 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: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,194
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