Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics59.5% 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 Drive95.6% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 25 '19 at 21:23
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
74.8% Very good
1-Core 107
2-Core 208
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 698
71% 563 Pts
64-Core 692
46% 692 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$159
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Lighting 228
Reflection 187
Parallax 300
60% 238 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 219
Splatting 136
60% 168 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 198 186 151 169 163 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 234
Mixed 262
SusWrite 184
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 36.8
166% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 195
178% 275 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 130%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$66
58GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 102 101 104 104 104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 102
Write 92.2
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 103
66% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$78
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 169 181 183 183 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 149
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 178
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
178% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
45.6% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 13
42% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 14.1
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 87%
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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 20,585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,200
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HDDRAMUSB
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