Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics85% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime8 Days
Run DateOct 24 '20 at 07:59
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Memory 85.9
1-Core 128
2-Core 236
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 450
51% 390 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
85% Excellent
Lighting 107
Reflection 113
Parallax 101
88% 107 fps
MRender 95.2
Gravity 102
Splatting 102
58% 99.8 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 491
Write 475
Mixed 394
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 55.7
191% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 357
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 77% Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
9GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 139 138 134 133 117 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 153
Write 134
Mixed 71.2
SusWrite 133
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
875GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 176 177 178 178 178 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 152
Mixed 93.2
SusWrite 177
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
255GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 96 97 98 98 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 106
Write 99
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 96.7
68% 91.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
66.5% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 21.4
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 23
SC Mixed 21.8
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 7,001 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,154
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HDDRAMUSB
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