Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 96.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84.5% 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
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151110
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 08:16
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-6700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 464
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 783
MC Mixed 723
108% 722 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
69.7% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 178
Parallax 273
72% 219 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 198
Splatting 130
68% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$120
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 162 117 137 133 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 496
Write 250
Mixed 272
SusWrite 137
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 43.3
164% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 35.9
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 85.6
79% 114 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 117%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$90
274GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 104 104 105 105 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 101
SusWrite 104
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 85%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$77
175GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 84 82 77 83 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 79
Write 50
Mixed 53.2
SusWrite 81.5
49% 65.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2800 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 24.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 24.8
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 100%
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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 13,211 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,175
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