Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 89.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics138% 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.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 23 '20 at 18:22
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Memory 96.4
1-Core 134
2-Core 270
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 690
73% 570 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2958 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
138% Outstanding
Lighting 175
Reflection 186
Parallax 198
145% 186 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 175
Splatting 129
79% 144 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 138%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$109
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,209
Write 1,454
Mixed 1,266
363% 1,643 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 74.4
248% 85.7 MB/s
DQ Read 976
DQ Write 1,068
DQ Mixed 1,010
763% 1,018 MB/s
Poor: 171% Great: 278%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$99
134GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 9,384
Write 9,262
Mixed 9,182
2,074% 9,276 MB/s
4K Read 726
4K Write 314
4K Mixed 421
1,805% 487 MB/s
DQ Read 1,785
DQ Write 1,092
DQ Mixed 1,214
965% 1,363 MB/s
Poor: 86% Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
104GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 297 298 299 298 298 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 488
Mixed 426
SusWrite 314
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 58.8
195% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 116%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
119GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 301 301 301 302 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 370
Write 390
Mixed 343
SusWrite 309
80% 353 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 47.8
157% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 248
187% 251 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 32.6
110% 38.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 46
SC Mixed 32
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 7,102 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,156
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