Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive175% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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)
Memory55 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display5120 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 25 '20 at 12:05
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$284
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 96
1-Core 136
2-Core 249
93% 160 Pts
4-Core 443
8-Core 696
73% 570 Pts
64-Core 683
46% 683 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (120 fps cap detected)
35% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 120
Parallax 120
32% 120 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 120
Splatting 120
35% 120 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 35%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$269
680GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 888 639 159 306 164 166 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 1,503
Write 1,512
Mixed 1,090
SusWrite 387
251% 1,123 MB/s
4K Read 59.3
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 64.9
213% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 988
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 250
263% 459 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 175%
Great: 289%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$138
447GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 246 332 162 116 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 500
Write 468
Mixed 353
SusWrite 205
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 36.4
124% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 96.9
DQ Mixed 165
134% 196 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 92%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$49
671GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 88 88 92 92 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
47% Average
Read 74.2
Write 50.7
Mixed 31
SusWrite 89.7
45% 61.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
68% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 32.2
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 45
SC Mixed 31.5
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 102%
Great: 122%
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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 24,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,239
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HDDRAMUSB
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