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 as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 16 '19 at 03:01
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$269
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
1-Core 144
2-Core 280
100% 212 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 747
79% 616 Pts
64-Core 749
50% 749 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,632
Write 7,916
Mixed 7,929
1,821% 8,159 MB/s
4K Read 560
4K Write 382
4K Mixed 133
1,220% 358 MB/s
DQ Read 1,244
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 718
510% 683 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 124%
HyperX Fury 240GB-$60
71GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 159 148 150 158 147 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 297
Write 212
Mixed 242
SusWrite 152
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 38.8
153% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 174
136% 185 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 83%
Kingston HyperX 120GB
111GB free
Firmware: 526ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 129 130 135 131 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 366
Write 155
Mixed 197
SusWrite 129
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42
164% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 137
108% 150 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 84%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$90
113GB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 56 57 54 56 55 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
36% Below average
Read 70.1
Write 71.3
Mixed 46.1
SusWrite 55.1
45% 60.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 36%
Great: 62%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$106
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 33 32 33 33 33 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 125
Write 29.6
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 32.6
40% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
98% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 28.4
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 28.7
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 98%
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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 17,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,195
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