Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics94.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% 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.
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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 18:46
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
64.2% Good
1-Core 109
2-Core 213
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 404
55% 402 Pts
64-Core 407
27% 407 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Gigabyte(1458 3795) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Lighting 373
Reflection 363
Parallax 374
96% 370 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 375
Splatting 244
91% 275 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 251 274 280 281 277 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 426
Mixed 352
SusWrite 280
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 63
214% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 317
239% 321 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 117%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
276GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 157 157 157 156 157 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Read 153
Write 125
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 155
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$102
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
86.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 28.6
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 25.4
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 17,890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,208
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $211
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $630SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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