Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 99%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.8% 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 Drive221% 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)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 12 '19 at 01:46
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 (99th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Memory 93.4
1-Core 142
2-Core 286
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 568
8-Core 778
88% 673 Pts
64-Core 772
52% 772 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 368.81
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
34.8% Below average
Lighting 132
Reflection 112
Parallax 125
35% 123 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 117
Splatting 90.8
35% 110 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 911 912 911 915 850 838 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 1,893
Write 841
Mixed 700
SusWrite 890
239% 1,081 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 47
203% 78.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,044
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 367
352% 574 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 221%
Great: 239%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
253GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 126 127 128 128 128 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 153
Write 148
Mixed 91.3
SusWrite 127
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80.5%
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 (93rd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 26.8
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 27.1
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 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 6,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,147
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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