Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive115% 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)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJun 01 '19 at 18:40
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 275
99% 209 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 702
81% 615 Pts
64-Core 717
48% 717 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 579
Reflection 315
Parallax 312
152% 402 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 377
Splatting 238
101% 282 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 222 208 218 205 208 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 488
Mixed 393
SusWrite 250
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 60.2
204% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 115%
Great: 134%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB
264GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 466 478 484 488 486 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 492
Mixed 398
SusWrite 475
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 62.8
202% 71.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 129%
Great: 132%
Seagate Expansion Desk 8TB
7.5TB free, PID 3322
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 188 189 188 179 184 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 170
Write 148
Mixed 94.5
SusWrite 183
200% 149 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
126% 5.07 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-3200C16-8GVRB F4-3000C15-8GVR F4-3200C16-8GVRB F4-3000C15-8GVR 32GB
2197, 2197, 2197, 2197 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
74.8% Very good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.7
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
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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 20,929 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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: $1,223
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