Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics132% 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 Drive117% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '19 at 10:49
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
79.7% Very good
1-Core 122
2-Core 241
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 650
71% 550 Pts
64-Core 653
44% 653 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 540
Reflection 505
Parallax 562
141% 536 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 531
Splatting 280
121% 356 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 132%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
488GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 473 472 475 478 467 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 444
Mixed 391
SusWrite 461
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 49.5
168% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 348
263% 353 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$300
5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 214 212 214 214 215 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 209
Write 203
Mixed 114
SusWrite 215
136% 185 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1
399% 3.27 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 122%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 31.4
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 29.2
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
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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 17,863 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: $1,216
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $330Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $219
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $618SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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