Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 78.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive131% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory24.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 14 '19 at 20:48
Run Duration228 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$269
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
78.9% Very good
1-Core 130
2-Core 250
90% 190 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 669
71% 555 Pts
64-Core 691
46% 691 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 261 261 251 247 235 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 869
Write 280
Mixed 326
SusWrite 254
95% 432 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 217
4K Mixed 47
236% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 163
141% 206 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 131%
Great: 143%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1.5TB
246GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 232 247 256 224 247 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 1,601
Write 1,400
Mixed 800
SusWrite 235
224% 1009 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 219
4K Mixed 71.7
276% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 696
DQ Write 798
DQ Mixed 613
499% 703 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 196%
Great: 396%
Amd-raid ADATA SX8200NP 480GB
124GB free
Firmware: SVN1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1575 1533 1533 1519 640 381 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 1,361
Write 1,501
Mixed 1,183
SusWrite 1,197
296% 1,311 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 70.6
239% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 1,095
DQ Mixed 505
450% 652 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 234%
Great: 243%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$48
26GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 40 41 40 42 40 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 42.2
Write 40.7
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 40.7
51% 38.1 MB/s
4K Read 8.3
4K Write 9.6
4K Mixed 7.1
599% 8.33 MB/s
DQ Read 9
DQ Write 8.1
DQ Mixed 7.4
561% 8.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 29.3
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 40
SC Mixed 28.4
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 103%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 17,358 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,195
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $143AMD RX 580 $172Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX 5700 XT $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $195
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback