Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 61.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics76.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 08:06
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$287
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.1% Good
1-Core 110
2-Core 200
74% 155 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 478
53% 410 Pts
64-Core 476
32% 476 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$344
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Lighting 298
Reflection 238
Parallax 318
78% 284 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 274
Splatting 182
75% 237 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 91%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6373
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
5.85% Terrible
Lighting 20.9
Reflection 23.3
Parallax 20.6
5% 21.6 fps
MRender 15.4
Gravity 18.8
Splatting 31.6
6% 21.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.85%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 315 316 315 307 299 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 434
Write 408
Mixed 387
SusWrite 308
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 46.6
161% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 342
259% 348 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 102%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
34.2% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 10
MC Mixed 12.5
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 9.6
26% 9.3 GB/s
Latency 120
33% 120 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 104%
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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 18,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,218
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $57
Intel Core i5-9600K $234Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $430Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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