Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics30.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime2 Days
Run DateApr 09 '19 at 22:34
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$273
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 93.5
1-Core 144
2-Core 275
97% 171 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 783
82% 641 Pts
64-Core 772
52% 772 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$150
Gigabyte(1458 378E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30.6% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 81.4
Parallax 118
30% 105 fps
MRender 78.8
Gravity 112
Splatting 81.2
31% 90.8 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2081
Write 927
Mixed 677
268% 1,228 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 55.7
223% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1077
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 380
364% 594 MB/s
Poor: 126% Great: 239%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
273GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 130 129 126 128 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 178
Write 133
Mixed 91.4
SusWrite 128
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4DFD824A.M16FA 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.1
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 27.1
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 4,587 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: $1,242
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i7-9700K $315Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
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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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