Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive41.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '19 at 06:09
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$281
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
74.8% Very good
1-Core 130
2-Core 257
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 642
67% 528 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 538
Reflection 449
Parallax 536
139% 508 fps
MRender 392
Gravity 456
Splatting 252
119% 367 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$103
400GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2038 914 803 803 802 805 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
279% Outstanding
Read 2,277
Write 1,963
Mixed 1,537
SusWrite 1,028
380% 1,701 MB/s
4K Read 56.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 78.4
259% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 1,076
DQ Write 945
DQ Mixed 1,010
757% 1,010 MB/s
Poor: 222%
This bench: 279%
Great: 339%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$84
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 583ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 121 122 117 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 194
Write 165
Mixed 160
SusWrite 119
36% 159 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 18.1
68% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 153
111% 141 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 83%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
310GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 422 418 416 415 417 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 428
Write 397
Mixed 333
SusWrite 419
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 55.8
189% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 118%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 23.1
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 88%
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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 18,379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,201
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