Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics59.2% 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 Drive196% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 06:06
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 256
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 679
76% 584 Pts
64-Core 669
45% 669 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$170
CLim: 1365 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
59.2% Above average
Lighting 226
Reflection 178
Parallax 294
59% 232 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 219
Splatting 132
60% 166 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 796 99 163 102 97 101 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 1,447
Write 1,507
Mixed 1,076
SusWrite 226
238% 1,064 MB/s
4K Read 60.6
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 82.2
292% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 634
DQ Write 890
DQ Mixed 270
342% 598 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 196%
Great: 272%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2992 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 31.9
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 41.5
SC Mixed 31.8
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
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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 19,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,111
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