Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. 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 75.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics138% 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.
Boot Drive103% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '20 at 01:12
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
75.8% Very good
1-Core 124
2-Core 223
83% 174 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 568
62% 480 Pts
64-Core 576
39% 576 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 464
Reflection 462
Parallax 587
122% 504 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 542
Splatting 293
140% 365 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 138%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 323 220 208 203 204 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 474
Mixed 400
SusWrite 256
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 54.7
182% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 65.3
96% 187 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 103%
Great: 133%
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
74GB free
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 180 176 188 187 188 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 364
Write 182
Mixed 213
SusWrite 178
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 15.3
98% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 28.6
46% 89.6 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 73%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$51
136GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 315 317 318 318 319 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 423
Write 407
Mixed 384
SusWrite 327
87% 385 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 54.2
171% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 50.1
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 69.9
62% 88.9 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 123%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$65
128GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 94 101 115 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
62% Good
Read 114
Write 95
Mixed 105
SusWrite 102
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
186% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 62%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$303
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
68.1% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 21.8
68% 24 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 21.2
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 68.1%
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 20,979 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
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $82SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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