Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics150% 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 Drive96% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMay 17 '19 at 06:33
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 490
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 608
MC Float 719
MC Mixed 670
99% 666 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$740
Asus(1043 8676) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
150% Outstanding
Lighting 469
Reflection 399
Parallax 503
149% 457 fps
MRender 375
Gravity 421
Splatting 235
150% 344 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 150%
Great: 167%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 294 202 200 189 189 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 374
Write 391
Mixed 309
SusWrite 227
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 54.2
179% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 250
188% 253 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96%
Great: 136%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
635GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 456 470 486 486 485 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 487
Mixed 461
SusWrite 471
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 61.2
209% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
WD Black 4TB (2013)-$249
134GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 93 93 94 94 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 95
Write 91
Mixed 67
SusWrite 93
64% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
MC Read 33
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 29.4
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 29.3
78% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 116%
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 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 16,305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,150
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $75SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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