Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory22.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 16 '20 at 00:47
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$362
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 262
95% 200 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 705
76% 591 Pts
64-Core 713
48% 713 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 376
Parallax 394
103% 388 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 389
Splatting 247
104% 292 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,786
Write 1,169
Mixed 544
256% 1,166 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 39.4
188% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 668
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 315
263% 393 MB/s
Poor: 141% Great: 233%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
103GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 152 152 153 152 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 455
Mixed 376
SusWrite 187
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 65
220% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 355
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
207GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 452 423 382 300 296 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 466
Mixed 399
SusWrite 387
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 66.8
226% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 129%
Great: 133%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
583GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 163 159 164 163 161 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.9% Above average
Read 18
Write 74
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 162
51% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1
221% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 33.3
106% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 43.4
SC Mixed 31.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
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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 20,975 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: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,203
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Intel Core i5-9600K $210Nvidia RTX 2060 $330Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
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