Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 80.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics127% 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 Drive186% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory21.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateFeb 20 '19 at 04:52
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
80.7% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 385
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 678
MC Mixed 618
93% 621 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 105%
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: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 418
Reflection 385
Parallax 469
135% 424 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 404
Splatting 217
121% 273 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 127%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 760 510 499 487 485 477 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
186% Outstanding
Read 1,800
Write 1,593
Mixed 641
SusWrite 536
254% 1,143 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 48.9
166% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 805
DQ Write 555
DQ Mixed 690
512% 683 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 186%
Great: 262%
Corsai Force GT 240GB
148GB free
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 211 206 209 206 205 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 430
Write 252
Mixed 289
SusWrite 209
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 36.5
123% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 173
156% 238 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 93%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$200
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 155 154 155 156 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
80% Excellent
Read 123
Write 97
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 155
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 2
362% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80%
Great: 95%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB-$59
66GB free
Firmware: JP2OA39C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 84 83 80 84 84 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 86.7
Write 88.5
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 83.2
57% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
69.6% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 22.6
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 18.9
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 135%
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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 16,294 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,158
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