Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 72.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive94.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 19 '19 at 05:25
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
72.8% Very good
1-Core 130
2-Core 241
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 650
67% 526 Pts
64-Core 658
44% 658 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,056
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.2% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 143
60% 143 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 234%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 275 141 106 123 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 375
Write 278
Mixed 332
SusWrite 171
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 56.1
185% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 248
187% 252 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 135%
Adata XPG SX8200 NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB-$185
215GB free
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1269 1344 1345 1446 1505 1452 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
335% Outstanding
Read 2,495
Write 1,512
Mixed 1264
SusWrite 1,393
371% 1,666 MB/s
4K Read 66.6
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 93.8
314% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,267
DQ Write 1,097
DQ Mixed 1,080
837% 1,148 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 335%
Great: 359%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
73GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 172 160 146 128 118 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 472
Mixed 390
SusWrite 177
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 58
207% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 222
205% 316 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$70
909GB free
Firmware: SM14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 103 102 108 103 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 69.5
Write 96.5
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 105
53% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.6
313% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 20.1
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 19.6
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 109%
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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 17,350 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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