Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 90.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.9% 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 Drive91.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:10
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 as expected (59th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 476
108% 479 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 451
68% 453 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Lighting 307
Reflection 287
Parallax 320
96% 305 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 288
Splatting 203
99% 229 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
144GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 382
Write 334
Mixed 327
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 35.8
151% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 114
117% 193 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 115%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
633GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 160
Mixed 156
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.25
110% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$141
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 24.7
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 18.6
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73%
Great: 81%
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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 8,238 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: $1,251
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