Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 93%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics51.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive111% 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.
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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJan 25 '21 at 22:09
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$197
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 135
2-Core 269
96% 167 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 515
70% 515 Pts
64-Core 522
35% 522 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1475 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.2% Above average
Lighting 62.8
Reflection 72
Parallax 64.2
51% 66.3 fps
MRender 68.7
Gravity 63.4
Splatting 55.9
52% 62.7 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 274 276 279 280 277 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 432
Mixed 354
SusWrite 281
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 57.9
189% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 111%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
199GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 139 140 140 140 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 173
Write 125
Mixed 91.5
SusWrite 139
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
226% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 36.7
115% 40.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 44.6
SC Mixed 33
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 11,045 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 - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,196
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11400F $239Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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Intel Core i7-10700K $304Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $85SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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