Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics38.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive239% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime16.5 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 12:37
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$302
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 140
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 544
QC Float 580
QC Mixed 533
125% 552 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 816
MC Mixed 767
114% 762 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 378E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 81.7
Parallax 120
37% 107 fps
MRender 81.3
Gravity 115
Splatting 84.3
40% 93.6 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 880 879 879 876 865 868 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 2,089
Write 918
Mixed 705
SusWrite 874
253% 1,147 MB/s
4K Read 50.7
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 58.3
232% 86.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,091
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 384
368% 601 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 239%
Great: 239%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
687GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 161 162 163 163 162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 160
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 161
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
229% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4DFD824A.M16FA 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 26.8
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 27.4
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 86%
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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 15,166 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: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,192
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $159Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $115Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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