Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics30% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79.8% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '17 at 18:56
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i3-6100-$113
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
67.2% Good
SC Int 113
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 313
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 329
MC Mixed 315
46% 311 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 265-$150
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
30% Below average
Lighting 89.3
Reflection 82.6
Parallax 112
30% 94.6 fps
MRender 60.9
Gravity 70.8
Splatting 85.8
30% 72.5 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 30%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 120GB-$100
60GB free
Firmware: X31000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 442
Write 308
Mixed 293
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 19.6
109% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 49
93% 187 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 81%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
367GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 122
Write 119
Mixed 115
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.2
82% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 22.4
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 22.9
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 77%
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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 8,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,255
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