Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive67.7% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 15:44
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 446
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 750
MC Mixed 715
106% 709 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$358
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 347
Reflection 318
Parallax 370
110% 345 fps
Gravity 316
Splatting 239
121% 278 fps
Poor: 83% Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshib Q300. 240GB
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 489
Write 273
Mixed 278
76% 347 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 6.76
73% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 9.49
72% 171 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 69%
Seagate STM3250318AS 250GB
233GB free
Firmware: CC38
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
66.3% Good
Read 119
Write 112
Mixed 108
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.57
126% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 67%
Intenso External USB 3.0 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0579
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
46.3% Average
Read 117
Write 107
Mixed 24.2
96% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.16
72% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
77.9% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.8
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 112%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,164
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