Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 88.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics29.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83.8% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 12:00
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Memory 96.1
1-Core 122
2-Core 199
84% 139 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 662
70% 547 Pts
64-Core 656
44% 656 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1460 MHz, MLim: 830 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.1% Poor
Lighting 5.23
Reflection 68.9
Parallax 89.6
4% 54.6 fps
MRender 69.2
Gravity 72.6
Splatting 56.7
58% 66.2 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$28
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 142 72 71 58 58 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 482
Write 269
Mixed 354
SusWrite 110
67% 304 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 33.8
146% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 192
178% 273 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 94%
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 (71st percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 26.5
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 35.1
SC Mixed 28.8
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.6%
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 10,200 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,241
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