Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 25.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics5.6% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive60.4% 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)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 13 '19 at 13:04
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Celeron G3930-$40
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
25.1% Poor
1-Core 89.4
2-Core 121
53% 105 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 158
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 144
10% 144 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 25.1%
Great: 31%
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 (78th percentile)
5.6% Terrible
Lighting 23.3
Reflection 22.6
Parallax 19.5
6% 21.8 fps
MRender 17.1
Gravity 15.5
Splatting 20.6
5% 17.7 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.6%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$33
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 113 55 40 46 51 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 428
Write 111
Mixed 252
SusWrite 67.7
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 31.5
85% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 128
133% 217 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 320GB (2010)-$27
262GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 106 106 106 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 90.7
Write 97.6
Mixed 63.9
SusWrite 106
66% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 1 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
44.9% Average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 14.9
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 11.8
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 82%
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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 18,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,212
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