Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory20.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateOct 07 '19 at 23:31
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 below expectations (6th percentile)
66.2% Good
1-Core 109
2-Core 189
72% 149 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 461
53% 403 Pts
64-Core 484
32% 484 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
64.1% Good
Lighting 249
Reflection 302
Parallax 360
65% 303 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 236
Splatting 164
64% 187 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 360 295 294 293 289 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 441
Write 425
Mixed 330
SusWrite 322
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 48.2
164% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 105%
Great: 134%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 178 169 167 173 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 142
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 171
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB-$137
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 21.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 16.5
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 83.8
48% 83.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 117%
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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 19,101 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: $1,213
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $195AMD RX 590 $185Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2060 $325Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $609SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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