Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 85.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics58.6% 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 Drive83.3% 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)
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 12:14
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 (65th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Memory 95.6
1-Core 122
2-Core 235
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 404
8-Core 655
67% 530 Pts
64-Core 649
44% 649 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1445 MHz, MLim: 880 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Lighting 72.4
Reflection 72.5
Parallax 96.1
58% 80.3 fps
MRender 53
Gravity 76.6
Splatting 59.8
59% 63.1 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$28
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 116 94 72 72 71 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 484
Write 283
Mixed 357
SusWrite 91.9
67% 304 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 33.9
146% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 193
180% 277 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 83.3%
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)
92.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 26.4
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 29
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.5%
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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