Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 90.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics46.3% 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 Drive237% 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)
Memory29.2 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 23:34
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Memory 93
1-Core 135
2-Core 262
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 784
80% 631 Pts
64-Core 771
52% 771 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2165 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 368.81
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46.3% Average
Lighting 48.4
Reflection 190
Parallax 266
13% 168 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 180
Splatting 127
48% 139 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 891 908 909 910 911 889 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 2,062
Write 926
Mixed 727
SusWrite 903
255% 1,155 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 55.8
224% 83.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1068
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 379
363% 592 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 237%
Great: 238%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
261GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 126 127 128 128 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 186
Write 135
Mixed 102
SusWrite 127
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 89.9%
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 (93rd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 27.1
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 27.6
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.1%
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 5,679 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
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: $1,240
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HDDRAMUSB
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