Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 83.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 10:34
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i7-6700K-$265
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 376
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 645
MC Float 771
MC Mixed 722
106% 713 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1370 MHz, MLim: 562 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
63.6% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 161
Parallax 268
68% 206 fps
MRender 73.4
Gravity 211
Splatting 128
61% 138 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$33
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 95 30 74 64 17 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 460
Write 345
Mixed 344
SusWrite 72.2
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 33.2
135% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 6.4
DQ Mixed 3.2
39% 100 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$116
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70.4% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 20.2
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 21.9
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70.4%
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 15,680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $1,076
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HDDRAMUSB
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