Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 26.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics66.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive55.6% 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.
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '16 at 23:28
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
26.7% Poor
SC Int 24.5
SC Float 29.2
SC Mixed 24.8
21% 26.2 Pts
QC Int 93.4
QC Float 109
QC Mixed 113
24% 105 Pts
MC Int 384
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 567
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.6909
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66.2% Good
Lighting 138
Reflection 171
Parallax 231
53% 180 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 214
Splatting 148
76% 176 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 1TB-$329
603GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 344
Write 320
Mixed 298
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 11.2
62% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 88.7
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 10.2
31% 67.2 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 91%
Samsung 850 Evo 2TB-$698
505GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 502
Write 400
Mixed 423
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 39.6
4K Mixed 22.6
92% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 89.8
96% 159 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 110%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
473GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 137
Write 104
Mixed 141
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 0.42
4K Mixed 0.22
60% 0.44 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 103%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
310GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 69.6
Write 76.1
Mixed 72.2
95% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.21
65% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3400 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 22.9
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 8.4
23% 8.1 GB/s
Latency 171
23% 171 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 131%
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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 10,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,227
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