Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics108% 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 Drive97.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory45.2 GB free of 48 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '18 at 10:41
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
60.3% Good
SC Int 113
SC Float 82.7
SC Mixed 108
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 230
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 580
MC Mixed 673
86% 576 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 345
Reflection 317
Parallax 333
105% 332 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 317
Splatting 244
110% 256 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 404
Mixed 413
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 27.7
157% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 42.2
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 28.3
56% 107 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 133%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$94
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 121
Write 179
Mixed 127
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 5.29
4K Mixed 0.67
200% 2.21 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
121GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 111
Write 115
Mixed 148
95% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.3
76% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK32GX4M2A2666C16 CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 CMK32GX4M2A2666C16 CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 48GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
16384, 8192, 16384, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.6% Very good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 23.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 20.8
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 75%
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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 13,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,220
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Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $172SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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