Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
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 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 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive47.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 16:27
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 52%

 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 i5-6600K-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
80% Excellent
SC Int 98.1
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 114
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 407
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 388
MC Float 470
MC Mixed 435
64% 431 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1316 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (164 fps cap detected)
61% Good
Lighting 164
Reflection 164
Parallax 164
51% 164 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 164
Splatting 164
69% 164 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 61%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 4.9 30 54 46 7.1 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 297
Write 104
Mixed 114
SusWrite 52.3
31% 142 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 19.7
87% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 135
105% 141 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 81%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$130
21GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 458
Write 447
Mixed 356
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 61.4
212% 76.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 352
266% 357 MB/s
Poor: 59% Great: 115%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$95
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 100 102 103 103 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 104
Write 100
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 102
73% 98.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$92
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
64.2% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 19.6
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 20.6
56% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 90%
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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 13,992 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,208
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $120SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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