Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 87.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics118% 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 (44th 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-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 253
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 673
76% 581 Pts
64-Core 670
45% 670 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$630
Asus(1043 8676) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 469
Reflection 399
Parallax 503
123% 457 fps
MRender 375
Gravity 421
Splatting 235
111% 344 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 294 202 200 189 189 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th 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: 81%
This bench: 96%
Great: 135%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$127
635GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 456 470 486 486 485 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th 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: 82%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
WD Black 4TB (2013)-$210
134GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 93 93 94 94 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th 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: 54%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 98%
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: 72%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 117%
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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 19,060 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,221
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