Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics49.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive84.5% 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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160107
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 10:40
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Memory 95.6
1-Core 122
2-Core 228
87% 148 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 648
66% 522 Pts
64-Core 641
43% 641 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$330
Asus(1043 04ED) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.7.1
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
49.2% Average
Lighting 201
Reflection 160
Parallax 252
53% 204 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 178
Splatting 182
49% 164 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$85
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 400i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 133 139 145 129 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 399
Write 156
Mixed 203
SusWrite 133
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 43.9
170% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 172
134% 184 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
610GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 150 148 146 151 147 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 134
Write 136
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 148
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 26.4
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 27.3
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 91%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 24,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,251
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HDDRAMUSB
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