Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics127% 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 Drive78.5% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime4 Days
Run DateApr 11 '18 at 08:10
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$216
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
77.1% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 384
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 410
63% 422 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$480
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 399
Reflection 388
Parallax 438
128% 408 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 384
Splatting 249
126% 290 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 127%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 515
Write 308
Mixed 316
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 21
105% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 60.6
78% 141 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 111%
WD Black 500GB (2008)-$69
381GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 118
Write 103
Mixed 91.9
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.5
128% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 70%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
152GB free
Firmware: 9300
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 79.5
Write 83
Mixed 81.1
61% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.36
82% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 23.2
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 20.4
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 135%
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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 12,991 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,297
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