Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 85.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics143% 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 Drive371% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 23 '20 at 11:57
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$272
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Memory 96.1
1-Core 129
2-Core 248
92% 158 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 681
69% 544 Pts
64-Core 676
45% 676 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
EVGA(3842 3288) ≥ 4GB; 08g-p4-3288-kr
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
143% Outstanding
Lighting 189
Reflection 170
Parallax 173
153% 177 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 156
Splatting 110
131% 155 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 143%
Great: 151%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
859GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1719 1757 1832 1535 1536 1537 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
371% Outstanding
Read 2,674
Write 2506
Mixed 1,859
SusWrite 1,653
488% 2,173 MB/s
4K Read 67.5
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 99.1
329% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,427
DQ Write 1,292
DQ Mixed 1,293
988% 1,338 MB/s
Poor: 239%
This bench: 371%
Great: 377%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$85
3TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 174 176 176 174 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 94.5
Write 119
Mixed 89
SusWrite 172
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
227% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 166 166 167 166 165 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 140
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 165
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$68
3GB free
Firmware: CC26
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 131
Write 92.2
Mixed 73.7
74% 99.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 115%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$5
22GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 90.8
Mixed 8.5
37% 49.7 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
34% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 6% Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
93% Outstanding
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 29.4
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 29.2
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 93%
Great: 99%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 8,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,153
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $208Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $47
Intel Core i5-10600K $257Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-10400F $161Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $40
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $47Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback