Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics93.6% 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 Drive99.5% 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 20:18
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 507
69% 508 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 93%
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 potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
93.6% Outstanding
Lighting 348
Reflection 314
Parallax 319
92% 327 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 357
Splatting 234
94% 264 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 162 153 154 152 149 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 488
Mixed 366
SusWrite 179
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 53.3
196% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 146
116% 166 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 123%
ST1000VM002-1CT162 500GB
637GB free
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 559 800 895 927 927 723 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 936
Write 928
Mixed 808
SusWrite 805
196% 869 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 64.5
222% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 736
DQ Write 678
DQ Mixed 680
518% 698 MB/s
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$64
77GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 58 57 59 59 59 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 61
Write 57.5
Mixed 38
SusWrite 58.2
40% 53.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 56%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$58
319GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 92 95 92 90 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 98.5
Write 122
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 91.3
67% 92 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.3
221% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$161
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 42.7
MC Mixed 36.8
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 44.6
SC Mixed 31.5
94% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 111%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 5,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,236
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