Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.8% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151110
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 01:55
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
72.2% Very good
1-Core 118
2-Core 221
80% 169 Pts
4-Core 405
8-Core 600
65% 502 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
63.8% Good
Lighting 235
Reflection 237
Parallax 237
61% 236 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 236
Splatting 207
68% 217 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$105
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 251 126 93 90 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 435
Mixed 341
SusWrite 174
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 50
160% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 344
259% 346 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
450GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 170 172 171 169 173 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 141
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 171
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Memorex TRAVELDRIVE 005B 8GB
7GB free, PID 1e23
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 17 17 17 17 17 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
8.64% Terrible
Read 22.8
Write 17
Mixed 11.5
SusWrite 17
22% 17.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
26% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.64%
Great: 10%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$59
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
61.6% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 20.8
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 17.1
46% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 96%
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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 17,890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,208
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HDDRAMUSB
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