Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive94.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151001
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '19 at 12:04
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 90.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 245
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 631
67% 523 Pts
64-Core 647
43% 647 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
58.5% Above average
Lighting 210
Reflection 178
Parallax 285
55% 225 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 215
Splatting 134
59% 167 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$239
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 459 324 255 251 253 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 398
Write 435
Mixed 356
SusWrite 322
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 40.2
143% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 322
243% 325 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 99%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$60
218GB free
Firmware: X41320RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 294 285 305 298 297 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 441
Write 367
Mixed 276
SusWrite 298
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 30.3
99% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 201
189% 297 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 105%
Sandisk Ultra II 480GB
2TB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 153 153 154 154 154 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 146
Write 141
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 153
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
185% 1.37 MB/s
Seagate ST4000NM0033-9ZM170 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: SN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 182 182 182 181 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 170
Mixed 93.4
SusWrite 182
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
225% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 208 207 210 207 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 211
Write 174
Mixed 85
SusWrite 206
123% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 120%
Great: 114%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 115 115 116 115 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 125
Write 108
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 115
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.4% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 15
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 97%
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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 24,290 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,234
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HDDRAMUSB
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