Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive23.3% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '19 at 17:09
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 (67th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 435
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 719
107% 717 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1400 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.2
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Lighting 212
Reflection 185
Parallax 298
75% 232 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 219
Splatting 134
73% 168 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$33
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900106
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 83 50 33 73 28 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
23.3% Poor
Read 455
Write 282
Mixed 284
SusWrite 66.9
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.4
4% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 23.3%
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 @ 3100 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 28
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 28.1
82% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 97.9%
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 15,685 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: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,086
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