Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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 Drive222% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 19:27
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$223
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 570
QC Mixed 522
119% 527 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 559
MC Mixed 521
78% 520 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 553
Reflection 522
Parallax 589
175% 555 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 558
Splatting 291
166% 373 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 170%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 750 656 605 591 572 539 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 2,038
Write 903
Mixed 640
SusWrite 619
231% 1,050 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 59
238% 90.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,045
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 367
352% 574 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 222%
Great: 242%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$93
238GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 467 481 489 491 491 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 492
Mixed 378
SusWrite 475
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 63.9
229% 84.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 333
258% 353 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 136%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
5GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 110 103 90 78 110 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 91.3
Write 71.7
Mixed 74
SusWrite 99.6
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
111% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$18
465GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 111 112 112 112 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 106
Write 104
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 111
69% 94.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
280GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 123 120 124 124 124 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 152
Write 144
Mixed 89
SusWrite 123
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M4C3000C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 35.3
107% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 32.5
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 106%
Great: 130%
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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 15,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $943
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $117Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $691SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
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