Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 76.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 18:44
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 way above expectations (88th percentile)
76.8% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 400
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 402
61% 406 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
70.8% Very good
Lighting 220
Reflection 194
Parallax 206
67% 207 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 208
Splatting 163
74% 173 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 292 293 294 292 284 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 424
Mixed 340
SusWrite 297
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 57.1
190% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 339
256% 344 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 113%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
589GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 106 106 106 106 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 121
Write 115
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 106
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$249
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2733 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 31.2
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 26.8
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 94%
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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 14,573 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: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,221
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $360Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $122Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $736SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $123SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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