Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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. 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 87.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics93.4% 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 Drive99.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 11 '19 at 20:15
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$189
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
87.8% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 258
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 510
69% 504 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Lighting 354
Reflection 317
Parallax 318
93% 330 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 355
Splatting 231
94% 262 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$53
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 293 293 278 192 135 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 484
Mixed 392
SusWrite 250
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 51
185% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 96.2
DQ Mixed 138
110% 159 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 125%
ST1000VM002-1CT162 500GB
931GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 572 799 899 932 935 674 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 919
Write 923
Mixed 747
SusWrite 802
191% 848 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 45.2
170% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 739
DQ Write 673
DQ Mixed 683
518% 698 MB/s
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$22
78GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 59 59 59 59 59 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Read 64
Write 60.2
Mixed 44.3
SusWrite 58.5
42% 56.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 55%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$57
103GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 66 69 74 68 79 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 21% Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 36
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 45.5
SC Mixed 31.9
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
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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 20,385 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,211
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HDDRAMUSB
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