Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 85.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics48.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive98.6% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory25.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151022
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '19 at 23:25
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-$302
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 397
QC Mixed 416
93% 408 Pts
MC Int 613
MC Float 693
MC Mixed 632
97% 646 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
48.7% Average
Lighting 120
Reflection 119
Parallax 119
37% 119 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 119
Splatting 119
57% 137 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 177 166 165 167 166 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 448
Mixed 356
SusWrite 192
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 52.4
169% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 232
207% 313 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 117%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
201GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 413 416 417 419 421 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 458
Mixed 356
SusWrite 421
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 53.2
185% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 251
218% 325 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 119%
Great: 127%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB
15GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.5 8.1 8.4 8.8 8.3 7.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
5.78% Terrible
Read 20.8
Write 7
Mixed 10.3
SusWrite 7.8
14% 11.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 2.4
97% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 5.78%
Great: 15%
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 (10th percentile)
71.5% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 22
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 23.4
64% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 118%
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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 14,570 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,221
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