Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.8% 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 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%
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 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 90.5
1-Core 132
2-Core 236
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 722
68% 549 Pts
64-Core 722
48% 722 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$234
CLim: 1370 MHz, MLim: 562 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.8% Above average
Lighting 63.5
Reflection 62
Parallax 83.7
51% 69.7 fps
MRender 35
Gravity 70.4
Splatting 55.8
52% 53.7 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 55%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$28
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 95 30 74 64 17 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd 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: 42%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$192
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th 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: 55%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 11,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,281
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