Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 22.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics92.2% 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 Drive151% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime5 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '17 at 09:07
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
22.9% Poor
SC Int 24.8
SC Float 27.1
SC Mixed 24.2
20% 25.4 Pts
QC Int 96
QC Float 128
QC Mixed 85.3
23% 103 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 493
MC Mixed 550
70% 467 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Lighting 161
Reflection 181
Parallax 366
73% 236 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 312
Splatting 223
107% 247 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$204
266GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 503
Write 481
Mixed 485
109% 490 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 28.9
4K Mixed 19.1
59% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 52.8
55% 89.1 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 123%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$490
232GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Read 1,209
Write 1,169
Mixed 1,291
274% 1,223 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 31
81% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 95.3
DQ Mixed 53.8
55% 90.8 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 151%
Great: 273%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 157
Mixed 155
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.17
73% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
67.4% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 28.7
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 11.5
SC Mixed 8.2
25% 8.6 GB/s
Latency 165
24% 165 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 125%
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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 8,113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,248
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HDDRAMUSB
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