Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 95.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics28.6% 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)
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
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 11:17
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
97% 171 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 727
80% 617 Pts
64-Core 722
48% 722 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 451.67
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (98 fps cap detected)
28.6% Poor
Lighting 98
Reflection 98
Parallax 98
26% 98 fps
MRender 98
Gravity 98
Splatting 98
29% 98 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 28.6%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,366
Write 1,467
Mixed 1,318
379% 1,717 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 85.7
294% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 976
DQ Write 1,100
DQ Mixed 1,009
768% 1,028 MB/s
Poor: 164% Great: 272%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
195GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 490 492 493 493 493 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 490
Mixed 474
SusWrite 491
111% 493 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62.9
212% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 362
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 133%
Great: 133%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
124GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 299 299 299 299 301 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 491
Mixed 403
SusWrite 319
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 64.4
219% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 124%
Great: 123%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
103GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 301 301 299 301 301 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 374
Write 394
Mixed 341
SusWrite 312
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 52.1
173% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 248
187% 251 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$59
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 43.3
MC Mixed 32.5
111% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 48.4
SC Mixed 33.9
101% 35.3 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 5,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,234
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