Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 75.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics119% 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 Drive115% 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
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 DateDec 14 '18 at 14:16
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$206
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
75.6% Very good
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 101
80% 99.4 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 398
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 398
60% 400 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Gigabyte(1458 3795) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 368
Reflection 355
Parallax 409
118% 377 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 377
Splatting 244
120% 276 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 119%
Great: 129%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 201 201 200 199 196 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 436
Mixed 362
SusWrite 220
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 63.9
218% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 316
239% 321 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
507GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 186 187 190 189 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 149
Mixed 83.9
SusWrite 187
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$110
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 28.2
88% 30.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 22.3
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 15,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,179
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HDDRAMUSB
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