Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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.
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)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160107
Uptime22.1 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 19:41
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
82.5% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 253
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 677
71% 556 Pts
64-Core 661
44% 661 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Asus(1043 8593) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 389
Parallax 421
106% 406 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 407
Splatting 258
100% 301 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 102 74 73 76 76 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 483
Mixed 404
SusWrite 142
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 66.2
226% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 115%
Great: 135%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
93GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 96 93 96 95 96 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 178
Write 156
Mixed 106
SusWrite 95.5
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.6% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 23.7
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 105%
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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 18,940 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: $1,195
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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