Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 96.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% 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 Drive305% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 22 '19 at 07:12
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Memory 94.6
1-Core 131
2-Core 274
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 703
81% 620 Pts
64-Core 731
49% 731 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Gigabyte(1458 37C8) ≥ 4GB; GV-N2070GAMING-8GC
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 378
Reflection 311
Parallax 384
99% 357 fps
MRender 359
Gravity 360
Splatting 224
106% 315 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 105%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$164
491GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1283 990 975 998 934 1019 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,489
Write 2,231
Mixed 1,658
SusWrite 1,033
414% 1,853 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 87.8
293% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,277
DQ Write 1,047
DQ Mixed 1,161
869% 1,162 MB/s
Poor: 227%
This bench: 305%
Great: 355%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
124GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 468 474 478 477 466 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 478
Mixed 410
SusWrite 469
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 66.7
223% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 134%
Great: 133%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$66
356GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 77 77 78 78 79 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 75
Write 73.3
Mixed 52.3
SusWrite 77.8
51% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB-$133
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2747 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 29.4
92% 32.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 38.5
SC Mixed 30.2
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 118%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 5,686 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,240
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Intel Core i7-9700K $299Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $43
HDDRAMUSB
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