Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive43.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:28
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Memory 90.4
1-Core 105
2-Core 205
79% 134 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 553
58% 452 Pts
64-Core 480
32% 480 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Zotac(19DA 2368) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1557 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 88.4
Reflection 93.8
Parallax 90.7
72% 91 fps
MRender 80.4
Gravity 83.1
Splatting 73.2
67% 78.9 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$35
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF220400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 59 66 66 72 60 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 413
Write 341
Mixed 119
SusWrite 91.1
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 12.9
4K Mixed 15.5
59% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 84.7
DQ Write 52.7
DQ Mixed 27.2
31% 54.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 56%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$24
89GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 92 94 91 94 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 100
Write 104
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 92.7
66% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
127% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 77%
General UDisk 32GB
10GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0.8 2.6 5.7 5.6 7.7 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 16
Write 3.7
SusWrite 3.7
8% 7.8 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Mixed 0
39% 3.5 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
48.8% Average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 14.2
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 12.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 9,371 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,136
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