Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 91.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 16:57
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 121
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 483
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 493
MC Mixed 490
73% 486 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Lighting 244
Reflection 146
Parallax 333
86% 241 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 240
Splatting 164
76% 175 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$70
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 142 133 135 140 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 297
Write 198
Mixed 231
SusWrite 136
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 36.2
141% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 74.9
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 159
116% 146 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
2TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 204 204 201 201 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 163
Mixed 88.4
SusWrite 203
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 116%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$140
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 28.2
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 103%
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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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