Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics92.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.7% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 10 '19 at 21:15
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$175
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
77.3% Very good
1-Core 122
2-Core 247
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 424
57% 419 Pts
64-Core 457
31% 457 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Lighting 351
Reflection 316
Parallax 314
92% 327 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 354
Splatting 232
93% 261 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 153 152 148 148 144 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 469
Mixed 366
SusWrite 176
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 50.7
183% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 96.8
DQ Mixed 139
111% 160 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 125%
ST1000VM002-1CT162 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 318 312 311 312 313 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 504
Write 464
Mixed 454
SusWrite 317
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 58.7
196% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 765
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 470
371% 526 MB/s
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$22
79GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 58 59 59 59 59 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
33.5% Below average
Read 58
Write 54.5
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 58.4
38% 52.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 55%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$49
92GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 59 61 61 61 61 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
24.7% Poor
Read 25.3
Write 71.2
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 60.6
38% 50.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
99% Outstanding
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 33.5
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 27.9
82% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 99%
Great: 108%
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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 20,508 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,200
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