Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics95.2% 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 Drive112% 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)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 17 '19 at 19:28
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$149
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
64.2% Good
1-Core 104
2-Core 200
72% 152 Pts
4-Core 404
8-Core 402
55% 403 Pts
64-Core 407
27% 407 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 64%
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: 417.71
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Lighting 373
Reflection 362
Parallax 416
98% 383 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 377
Splatting 240
91% 275 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$57
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 252 284 277 286 277 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 412
Write 425
Mixed 331
SusWrite 284
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 58.9
207% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 315
238% 319 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 112%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$31
298GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 157 157 156 158 157 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 145
Write 102
Mixed 69.9
SusWrite 156
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$107
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 27.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 23.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 104%
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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 18,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,212
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $57
Intel Core i5-9600K $240Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060 $344Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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