Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 44.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.73% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (64th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Celeron G3930-$44
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
44.7% Average
1-Core 90.3
2-Core 177
63% 134 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 177
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 45%
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 (70th percentile)
4.73% Terrible
Lighting 23.2
Reflection 22.7
Parallax 19.5
6% 21.8 fps
MRender 17.3
Gravity 15.5
Splatting 21.3
5% 18 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.73%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$38
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 65 61 57 55 60 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th 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-$67
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: 43%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 81%
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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 19,104 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,213
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