Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 46.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics51.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive47% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateNov 13 '19 at 05:41
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
46.2% Average
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 163
56% 120 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 310
35% 269 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
51.6% Above average
Lighting 202
Reflection 173
Parallax 189
53% 188 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 184
Splatting 125
52% 152 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 130 109 42 113 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
47% Average
Read 443
Write 344
Mixed 27.8
SusWrite 122
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 14
4K Mixed 0.7
43% 12.5 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 1.2
68% 157 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47%
Great: 96%
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$30
235GB free
Firmware: 0001LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 110 110 108 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 104
Write 110
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 109
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
100% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.9
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 57%
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 19,515 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,213
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HDDRAMUSB
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