Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics7.11% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive73.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 03 '19 at 10:36
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 Celeron G3930-$49
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
43.6% Average
SC Int 87.1
SC Float 94.6
SC Mixed 90.3
72% 90.7 Pts
QC Int 168
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 178
40% 179 Pts
MC Int 173
MC Float 182
MC Mixed 182
27% 179 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5670
Sapphire(174B E166) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
7.11% Terrible
Lighting 23.2
Reflection 22.7
Parallax 19.5
7% 21.8 fps
MRender 17.3
Gravity 15.5
Splatting 21.3
7% 18 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.11%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$42
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 65 61 57 55 60 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
73.8% Very good
Read 350
Write 330
Mixed 98.3
SusWrite 84.7
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 33.6
146% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 113
118% 197 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
43.3% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 13.3
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 77.1
52% 77.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 84%
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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 16,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,189
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