Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 79.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics86.8% 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 Drive113% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (55%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory25 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 18:45
Run Duration408 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 55%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
79.6% Very good
Memory 77.3
1-Core 128
2-Core 261
87% 156 Pts
4-Core 471
8-Core 476
65% 474 Pts
64-Core 484
32% 484 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Lighting 108
Reflection 117
Parallax 106
88% 110 fps
MRender 97.8
Gravity 108
Splatting 105
86% 103 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$184
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 335 312 286 275 261 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 458
Mixed 398
SusWrite 302
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 58.5
194% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 310
240% 329 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 113%
Great: 131%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
125GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 445 421 379 378 376 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 459
Mixed 419
SusWrite 403
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 61.4
203% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 124%
Great: 129%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$154
357GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1547 1267 1268 1265 1258 1259 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
321% Outstanding
Read 2,348
Write 2,220
Mixed 1,613
SusWrite 1,311
420% 1,873 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 80.8
272% 96.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,725
DQ Write 1,115
DQ Mixed 1291
998% 1,377 MB/s
Poor: 228%
This bench: 321%
Great: 359%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$50
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 130 132 133 134 131 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 125
Write 128
Mixed 76.9
SusWrite 130
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 85%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 16GB
9GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.5 5.6 4.6 4.5 4.8 4.4 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
6.93% Terrible
Read 32.8
Write 4
Mixed 8.5
SusWrite 4.9
12% 12.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.93%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$241
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.2% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 24.9
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 17.4
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 85.7
47% 85.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 49: 6R 4G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
49% 29% 59 267 128 60 23.8" 2048 1152 LEN65CF L24q-10
History: Score 34: 4R 4G 2B | Score 51: 7R 5G 1B | Score 51: 8R 3G 2B | Score 49: 6R 4G 7B
Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 12,089 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,330
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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