Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 95.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics37.1% 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 Drive238% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory29.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 09 '19 at 23:31
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$291
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Memory 93.2
1-Core 144
2-Core 284
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 722
82% 629 Pts
64-Core 774
52% 774 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 368.81
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37.1% Below average
Lighting 223
Reflection 178
Parallax 240
59% 214 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 127
Splatting 115
36% 118 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 905 906 911 904 909 913 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,077
Write 915
Mixed 720
SusWrite 908
255% 1,155 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 55.5
222% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,087
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 384
367% 600 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 238%
Great: 242%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
261GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 128 128 127 128 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 163
Write 148
Mixed 76.1
SusWrite 127
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 107%
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 (96th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.9
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 27.5
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 24,198 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,241
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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