Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive109% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory19.8 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, , 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 05 '19 at 14:28
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 259
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 686
76% 584 Pts
64-Core 680
46% 680 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$200
CLim: 1560 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 244
Reflection 205
Parallax 321
64% 256 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 244
Splatting 149
66% 186 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 68%
AMD R9 380-$135
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Lighting 139
Reflection 133
Parallax 174
37% 149 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 127
Splatting 83.4
36% 106 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$61
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 283 277 288 280 289 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 437
Mixed 344
SusWrite 299
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 65.6
216% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 46.7
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 66.9
58% 83.2 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 109%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 194 195 193 194 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 168
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 194
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$74
838GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 100 101 101 100 98 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 109
Write 99.3
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 99.9
70% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
185% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 6TB (2015)-$130
5.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 166 164 164 166 163 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 159
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 164
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 CMK16GX4M2A2666C16 CMK8GX4M2A2666C16 CMK8GX4M2A2666C16 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
64.2% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19.8
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 22.2
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 93%
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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 21,650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,209
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