Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 81.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics97.5% 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 Drive90% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 01 '19 at 23:28
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
81.3% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 248
89% 188 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 619
68% 524 Pts
64-Core 658
44% 658 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Lighting 376
Reflection 360
Parallax 418
99% 385 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 362
Splatting 232
98% 277 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$79
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 248 248 243 233 236 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
90% Outstanding
Read 457
Write 253
Mixed 251
SusWrite 246
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 34.5
140% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 216
189% 284 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 90%
Great: 131%
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$109
102GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 546 413 120 144 180 259 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 864
Write 549
Mixed 638
SusWrite 277
130% 582 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 48.7
176% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 510
DQ Write 527
DQ Mixed 461
362% 499 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 129%
Great: 174%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$57
318GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 65 66 64 67 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 114
Write 118
Mixed 86
SusWrite 65.6
71% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 86%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 32GB
6GB free, PID 0803
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 39 39 39 39 39 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
30.6% Below average
Read 128
Write 43.7
Mixed 16.3
SusWrite 36.7
60% 56.1 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.5
102% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M4A2666C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.8% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 22.3
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 24.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 113%
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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 20,528 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,200
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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