Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.2% 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)
Memory12.9 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 12:09
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 426
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 709
MC Mixed 651
98% 654 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1440 MHz, MLim: 860 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Lighting 217
Reflection 189
Parallax 306
77% 237 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 231
Splatting 137
70% 160 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$33
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 57 57 57 64 72 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 456
Write 356
Mixed 289
SusWrite 88.8
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 24.5
103% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 91.9
114% 204 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 66.2%
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 (59th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 26.7
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 37.3
SC Mixed 29.6
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 93.4%
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 15,662 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: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,174
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HDDRAMUSB
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