Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 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 81.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.2% 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 (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime7.6 Days
Run DateJan 24 '18 at 12:15
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
81.7% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 123
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 389
QC Mixed 386
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 572
MC Float 615
MC Mixed 606
89% 598 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 240
Reflection 207
Parallax 225
73% 224 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 211
Splatting 146
75% 173 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$70
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 479
Write 298
Mixed 322
81% 366 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 23.9
106% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 39.6
74% 148 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
446GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 162
Write 150
Mixed 157
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.31
87% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$171
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65.7% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 20.5
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 18.6
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 104%
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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 13,004 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,295
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HDDRAMUSB
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