Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 93.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.8% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 14:12
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$265
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 133
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 452
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 636
MC Float 783
MC Mixed 728
107% 715 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.5%
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 (99th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Lighting 213
Reflection 189
Parallax 301
76% 234 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 219
Splatting 136
74% 168 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$33
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 73 67 68 49 71 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 492
Write 213
Mixed 245
SusWrite 89.4
57% 260 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 32.9
142% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 188
175% 271 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 81.8%
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 (64th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 27.1
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 29.4
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 54.4
74% 54.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 94.9%
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 15,682 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: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $1,076
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