Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 90.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics59.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive119% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160302
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateApr 03 '19 at 05:40
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$272
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Memory 86.6
1-Core 131
2-Core 258
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 699
79% 607 Pts
64-Core 696
47% 696 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Lighting 236
Reflection 208
Parallax 221
62% 222 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 217
Splatting 169
59% 179 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$285
747GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 464 435 397 387 423 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 459
Mixed 397
SusWrite 430
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 56.6
186% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 119%
Great: 133%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$294
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 192 191 194 193 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 229
Mixed 116
SusWrite 194
135% 184 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.1
381% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$67
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 28
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 26.7
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 4,641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,241
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $192Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $46
Intel Core i5-9400F $151Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $335Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $47
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $60SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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