Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.6%, this CPU's 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 (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
1-Core 120
2-Core 243
85% 181 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 464
63% 460 Pts
64-Core 467
31% 467 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 309
Reflection 305
Parallax 315
80% 310 fps
Gravity 290
Splatting 233
91% 261 fps
Poor: 65% Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 197 181 181 168 183 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th 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: 135%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
219GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 458 468 453 398 310 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th 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: 78%
This bench: 130%
Great: 131%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$88
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 141 141 135 143 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th 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: 38%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 90%
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.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 19,036 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,195
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HDDRAMUSB
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