Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive48.9% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151001
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 24 '17 at 23:52
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 482
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 500
MC Mixed 477
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 292
Parallax 309
97% 306 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 288
Splatting 228
103% 240 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adat SP900 128GB
31GB free
Firmware: 5.8.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 314
Write 112
Mixed 145
42% 190 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 9.92
94% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20.3
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 22.6
30% 50.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 65%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$52
716GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 156
Mixed 160
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.22
71% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 108%
WD Elements 1.5TB
713GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
18.9% Very poor
Read 38.4
Write 35.3
Mixed 36.7
47% 36.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.19
69% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 18.9%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$203
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
79.3% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 25.7
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.6
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 79%
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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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Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,333
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