Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics31.1% 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)
Boot Drive232% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory29.4 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 22:55
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Memory 92.5
1-Core 144
2-Core 286
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 768
81% 632 Pts
64-Core 718
48% 718 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$149
Gigabyte(1458 378E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.1% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 81.1
Parallax 119
31% 106 fps
MRender 81
Gravity 114
Splatting 83.9
31% 92.9 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.1%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$45
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 908 885 864 816 732 732 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 2,059
Write 926
Mixed 710
SusWrite 823
249% 1,130 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 55.4
224% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,088
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 378
364% 596 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 232%
Great: 240%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
261GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 126 126 128 128 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 150
Write 126
Mixed 90.1
SusWrite 127
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 108%
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 (92nd percentile)
85.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 27.2
86% 30.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.7%
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 5,443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,234
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HDDRAMUSB
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