Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.4% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 13:11
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User MCO-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-6400-$182
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
71% Very good
SC Int 90.4
SC Float 96
SC Mixed 94
75% 93.5 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 375
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 377
57% 379 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 71%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Lighting 460
Reflection 216
Parallax 242
118% 306 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 224
Splatting 154
79% 182 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$70
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 486
Write 269
Mixed 347
81% 368 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 15.9
89% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 22.9
DQ Write 94.1
DQ Mixed 17.3
25% 44.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$79
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12.5
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 10.3
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 44%
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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 12,174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,174
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