Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics117% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '19 at 01:36
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 114
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 444
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 487
MC Mixed 443
67% 447 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 372
Reflection 350
Parallax 369
115% 364 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 370
Splatting 230
119% 273 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 117%
Great: 138%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$75
92GB free
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 306 299 295 294 295 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 483
Mixed 294
SusWrite 305
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 53.1
193% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 238
206% 308 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 113%
Great: 108%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$60
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 153 148 153 157 154 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 172
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 153
99% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 111%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 16GB
14GB free, PID 00d2
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 25 25 24 24 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
30.1% Below average
Read 136
Write 22.2
Mixed 13.3
SusWrite 24.5
47% 49.1 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
80% 6.63 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.9% Average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 12.8
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 12.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 105%
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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 16,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,168
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