Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 99.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive51.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '19 at 14:07
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 485
QC Mixed 499
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 724
107% 719 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1420 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 187
Parallax 301
76% 234 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 218
Splatting 135
73% 168 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$33
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 52 71 68 14 72 MB/s
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
51.3% Above average
Read 31.8
Write 185
Mixed 7.8
SusWrite 61.7
16% 71.5 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 32.7
112% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 4.5
73% 174 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51.3%
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 @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 27
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 32.7
SC Mixed 27.7
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 94.1%
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 15,650 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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