Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 96.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75% 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 Drive82.3% 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 @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '19 at 14:16
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 478
112% 492 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 729
108% 721 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 216
Reflection 189
Parallax 304
77% 236 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 221
Splatting 136
74% 169 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 75%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$33
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 96 71 73 72 56 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 472
Write 403
Mixed 361
SusWrite 106
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 33
143% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 192
177% 271 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 82.3%
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 as expected (59th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 27
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 28.3
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 93.8%
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 15,684 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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HDDRAMUSB
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