Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics101% 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 Drive111% 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.
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 (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateNov 11 '17 at 16:31
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 i5-6600K-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
68.3% Good
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 68.5
74% 92.4 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 398
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 394
MC Float 446
MC Mixed 372
60% 404 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 289
Parallax 338
100% 313 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 291
Splatting 225
103% 240 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 406
Mixed 412
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 46.4
168% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 108
136% 243 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$75
22GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 93.5
Write 86.1
Mixed 98.8
70% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.21
83% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
36% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 10.5
35% 12.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 9.9
26% 9.1 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 36%
Great: 108%
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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 14,050 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 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,210
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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