Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 93.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics87.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 06 '19 at 17:35
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$279
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Memory 97
1-Core 140
2-Core 279
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 760
79% 621 Pts
64-Core 744
50% 744 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1627 MHz, MLim: 1899 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Lighting 356
Reflection 319
Parallax 388
94% 354 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 323
Splatting 224
88% 253 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$90
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 126 139 140 135 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 342
Write 208
Mixed 241
SusWrite 125
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 38.2
143% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 163
130% 179 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
582GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 116 117 117 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 123
Write 78.3
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 117
73% 98.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 42.3
MC Mixed 34.4
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 33.1
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 109%
Great: 84%
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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 24,353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,234
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