Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 83.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive122% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 01 '20 at 04:39
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$189
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Memory 85.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 248
87% 152 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 471
65% 474 Pts
64-Core 463
31% 463 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1518 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
62.1% Good
Lighting 255
Reflection 219
Parallax 241
67% 238 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 226
Splatting 155
62% 182 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 408 446 454 459 463 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 472
Write 452
Mixed 360
SusWrite 408
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 59.5
200% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$113
258GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 117 117 115 119 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 145
Write 155
Mixed 92.3
SusWrite 117
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 113%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1.5TB
28GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 41 41 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Read 36.9
Write 38.8
Mixed 23.9
SusWrite 40.6
48% 35 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
76% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSA.16FADG 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.1% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 25.7
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 23.1
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 77.1%
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 24,320 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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