Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 96.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics158% 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 Drive94% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime8.2 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 16:08
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$237
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 131
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 540
QC Mixed 506
117% 514 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 505
76% 507 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 484
Reflection 446
Parallax 446
145% 458 fps
MRender 271
Gravity 557
Splatting 300
167% 376 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 158%
Great: 174%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 120GB-$127
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 64 66 71 65 64 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 399
Write 379
Mixed 281
SusWrite 100
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 54.7
178% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 306
245% 345 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94%
Great: 112%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$50
186GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 173 174 172 173 171 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 70.2
Write 176
Mixed 32
SusWrite 172
81% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.9
352% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 29.7
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 26.5
78% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 96%
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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 13,854 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,213
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $126SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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