Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 151%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics220% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '18 at 13:26
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 489
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 700
MC Float 791
MC Mixed 749
112% 747 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,000
Gigabyte(1458 37A9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
220% Outstanding
Lighting 656
Reflection 624
Parallax 782
217% 688 fps
MRender 549
Gravity 644
Splatting 319
222% 504 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 220%
Great: 233%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0309
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 102 89 101 52 48 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 476
Write 194
Mixed 243
SusWrite 94.7
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 21.3
134% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 58.5
63% 105 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 73%
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
14GB free
Firmware: 000F
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 450
Write 267
Mixed 250
71% 323 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 16.8
127% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 23.2
70% 148 MB/s
Poor: 44% Great: 75%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$118
321GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 72 72 72 74 73 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 117
Write 122
Mixed 112
SusWrite 72.5
79% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.3% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23.7
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.4
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 126%
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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 10,767 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 127% - Outstanding Total price: $783
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HDDRAMUSB
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