Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 86.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.4% 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 11:47
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$293
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 424
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 593
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 656
98% 654 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1435 MHz, MLim: 830 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 188
Parallax 336
83% 252 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 232
Splatting 137
70% 159 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$33
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 48 72 80 62 72 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 484
Write 366
Mixed 355
SusWrite 96.6
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 34
146% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 191
179% 276 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 83.4%
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 @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 26.6
94% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 34.6
SC Mixed 28.4
80% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 92.7%
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 15,619 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,182
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HDDRAMUSB
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