Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 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 32.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151211
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateApr 17 '19 at 00:27
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
32.4% Below average
SC Int 65.3
SC Float 52.1
SC Mixed 67.1
49% 61.5 Pts
QC Int 121
QC Float 173
QC Mixed 129
32% 141 Pts
MC Int 113
MC Float 165
MC Mixed 164
22% 148 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 134
Reflection 166
Parallax 80.1
35% 127 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 230
Splatting 161
81% 188 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$87
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,484
Write 37
Mixed 78.8
180% 866 MB/s
4K Read 274
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0
416% 91.9 MB/s
Poor: 61% Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
3TB free
Firmware: CC26
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 195
Write 158
Mixed 79.3
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 58% Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$101
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
40.2% Average
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 12.7
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 15.1
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 88.1
45% 88.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 117%
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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 15,650 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: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,174
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HDDRAMUSB
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