Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 89.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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 (69%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 month ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:35
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 69%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 118
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 474
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 472
70% 471 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
69% Good
Lighting 235
Reflection 197
Parallax 208
70% 213 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 180
Splatting 158
69% 162 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$114
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 211 61 61 59 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 471
Mixed 387
SusWrite 148
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 64.3
219% 79.8 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
265% 346 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 112%
Great: 135%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
267GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 69 89 88 91 91 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 98.7
Write 100
Mixed 94
SusWrite 85.1
70% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 75%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 4GB
2GB free, PID 0057
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.2 11 11 11 9.8 11 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
5.04% Terrible
Read 14.2
Write 6.7
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 10
11% 8.77 MB/s
4K Read 3.4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
13% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.04%
Great: 6%
SanDisk U3 Cruzer Micro 8GB
8GB free, PID 5406
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.3 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.6 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
7.39% Terrible
Read 26.2
Write 6.2
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 7.7
13% 11.7 MB/s
4K Read 8.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
30% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.39%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.8% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.4
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 19.8
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 86%
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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 14,075 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 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,204
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