Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 87%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56.6% 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 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 11:51
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
87% Excellent
Memory 96.5
1-Core 122
2-Core 230
88% 149 Pts
4-Core 418
8-Core 650
68% 534 Pts
64-Core 655
44% 655 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 830 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Lighting 25.2
Reflection 179
Parallax 285
7% 163 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 218
Splatting 130
59% 165 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 57%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$26
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 72 38 42 60 57 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 488
Write 416
Mixed 357
SusWrite 104
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 34.9
145% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 191
176% 268 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 96%
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 @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 26.4
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 29.1
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 24,859 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,251
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HDDRAMUSB
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