Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76% 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 Drive64.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 12 '19 at 09:58
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
1-Core 135
2-Core 268
95% 202 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 697
79% 604 Pts
64-Core 660
44% 660 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 4991) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
76% Very good
Lighting 308
Reflection 277
Parallax 306
81% 297 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 281
Splatting 189
76% 219 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 111 109 111 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 253
Write 152
Mixed 174
SusWrite 104
38% 171 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 38.3
140% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 99.4
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 115
87% 114 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 75%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$50
499GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 90 91 81 77 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 52.3
Write 77
Mixed 41.9
SusWrite 84.9
47% 64 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 CMU16GX4M2D3200C16 CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 CMU16GX4M2D3200C16 32GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 31.8
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 22.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 103%
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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 19,656 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,113
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