Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 75.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics117% 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 Drive121% 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.
Run History
9 days ago, 4 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 17:50
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i5-6500-$211
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
75.3% Very good
SC Int 98.5
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 391
89% 395 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 393
60% 399 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$400
Gigabyte(1458 3795) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 370
Reflection 363
Parallax 377
115% 370 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 371
Splatting 242
119% 272 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 117%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 293 294 294 293 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 479
Mixed 358
SusWrite 300
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 63.6
219% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 316
239% 321 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 121%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
929GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 205 212 212 202 200 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 149
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 204
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
169% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$167
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 28.3
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 22.4
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 104%
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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 10,896 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,169
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