Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 87.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive119% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 20 '19 at 19:55
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i5-6600K-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
87.7% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 120
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 455
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 433
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 467
69% 462 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 309
Reflection 305
Parallax 315
96% 310 fps
Gravity 290
Splatting 233
113% 261 fps
Poor: 82% Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 197 181 181 168 183 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 407
Mixed 375
SusWrite 228
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 66.3
224% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 119%
Great: 134%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
219GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 458 468 453 398 310 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 454
Mixed 426
SusWrite 424
101% 446 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 64.9
221% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 130%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$86
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 141 141 135 143 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 108
Write 147
Mixed 62.7
SusWrite 137
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.8
234% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 42.9
MC Mixed 36.9
114% 39.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 44.6
SC Mixed 31
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 111%
Great: 117%
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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 16,115 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,163
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HDDRAMUSB
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