Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151022
Uptime7.4 Days
Run DateOct 24 '20 at 20:34
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$250
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Memory 91.9
1-Core 115
2-Core 248
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 419
8-Core 637
68% 528 Pts
64-Core 642
43% 642 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Lighting 110
Reflection 117
Parallax 104
91% 110 fps
MRender 93.7
Gravity 98.9
Splatting 88.9
56% 93.8 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$34
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 157 156 158 145 152 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
77% Very good
Read 421
Write 255
Mixed 256
SusWrite 153
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 32.2
131% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 189
158% 227 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
564GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 86 88 88 88 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
43.3% Average
Read 63.2
Write 67.3
Mixed 52.4
SusWrite 87.3
50% 67.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
73.5% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 23
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 24.1
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 7,142 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: $1,129
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $34
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Intel Core i5-10600K $268Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $190Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $64SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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