Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 43.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics48.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive86.3% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '19 at 18:33
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Celeron G3900-$47
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
43.3% Average
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 170
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 169
24% 171 Pts
64-Core 174
12% 174 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 43%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$165
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
48.6% Average
Lighting 186
Reflection 152
Parallax 235
49% 191 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 177
Splatting 115
49% 141 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PH6-CE120 120GB
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: F/W:1.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 184 184 190 187 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 438
Write 364
Mixed 322
SusWrite 199
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 32.1
144% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 214
186% 274 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905678-024.A00G 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
41.8% Average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 11.6
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 12.6
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 42%
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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 19,101 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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