Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 91.2%, 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 Drive72.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '19 at 14:30
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 above expectations (62nd percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 133
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 435
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 716
107% 717 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1440 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 216
Reflection 191
Parallax 306
77% 238 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 218
Splatting 137
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: 206 71 60 62 75 51 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 323
Write 383
Mixed 354
SusWrite 87.4
65% 287 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 31.7
136% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 189
171% 260 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.5%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 28.8
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 28.3
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 50.9
78% 50.9 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 101%
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 15,695 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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