Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics127% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime7.3 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 13:56
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 33%
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 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$267
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
68.7% Good
Memory 74.8
1-Core 120
2-Core 222
79% 139 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 526
55% 432 Pts
64-Core 599
40% 599 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Nvidia(10DE 147A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
127% Outstanding
Lighting 175
Reflection 164
Parallax 153
142% 164 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 131
Splatting 113
110% 138 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 127%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0A 500GB
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 348 247 281 123 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 324
Write 327
Mixed 275
SusWrite 228
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 37.5
130% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 190
158% 230 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 118%
Crucial BX100 250GB-$99
64GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 341 345 340 353 286 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 414
Write 339
Mixed 327
SusWrite 328
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 35.6
128% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 190
157% 226 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 87%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
161GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 99 99 99 102 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 159
Write 126
Mixed 83.7
SusWrite 98.2
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 12.3
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 90.8
44% 90.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 85%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 9,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,150
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