Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.85% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive70.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '17 at 03:13
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 261
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 715
79% 609 Pts
64-Core 713
48% 713 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4542
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
5.85% Terrible
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 28.8
Parallax 25.3
6% 26.1 fps
MRender 16.9
Gravity 20.8
Splatting 37.5
6% 25.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.85%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$34
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 466
Write 369
Mixed 270
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 5.63
67% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 5.96
71% 165 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
880GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 149
Write 143
Mixed 130
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.17
88% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C15D4/8G KHX2133C14D4/8G 16GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.2% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 15.1
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 87%
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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 20,384 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,211
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