Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 64%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics61.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory1.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateNov 12 '17 at 02:59
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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 i7-6700-$296
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
64% Good
SC Int 83.7
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 93.2
73% 91.3 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 301
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 501
MC Mixed 539
73% 489 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 64%
Great: 90%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 220
XFX(1682 5220) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
1.27% Terrible
Lighting 3.6
Reflection 4
Parallax 5
1% 4.2 fps
MRender 3.2
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 3.6
1% 3.1 fps
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
PNY(196E 11D8) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
61.4% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 158
Parallax 169
56% 172 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 180
Splatting 137
65% 152 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$99
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 162
Mixed 169
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.22
82% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8213.C8FBD1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
22.7% Poor
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 7.2
22% 7.57 GB/s
SC Read 5.6
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 4.8
16% 5.53 GB/s
Latency 100
40% 100 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 42%
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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 8,044 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $774
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