Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive229% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory19.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 20:46
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
74.9% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 104
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 366
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 475
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 588
85% 574 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6471
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
9.78% Terrible
Lighting 24.9
Reflection 30.6
Parallax 26
8% 27.2 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 22.4
Splatting 37.9
11% 28 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.78%
Great: 10%
Nvidia RTX 2080-$730
Nvidia(10DE 12A6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.2% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 142
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 170%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)-$120
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 925 613 651 629 548 570 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 1,793
Write 1,751
Mixed 1,430
SusWrite 656
315% 1,408 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 64
227% 86.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,159
DQ Write 955
DQ Mixed 1,080
803% 1,065 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 229%
Great: 280%
OCZ Agility 4 256GB-$120
80GB free
Firmware: 1.5.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 169 176 179 173 178 MB/s
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
60.3% Good
Read 236
Write 184
Mixed 146
SusWrite 176
42% 186 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 25.8
105% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 188
140% 184 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 88%
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$330
419GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 375 384 360 360 393 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 156
Mixed 216
SusWrite 374
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 53.5
177% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 263
223% 325 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 113%
Great: 127%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 133 132 133 128 132 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
75% Very good
Read 130
Write 131
Mixed 79.8
SusWrite 132
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB-$223
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 25.1
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 20.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 122%
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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 13,207 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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