Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics146% 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.
Boot Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 05 '21 at 22:13
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Memory 96.1
1-Core 127
2-Core 253
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 668
72% 559 Pts
64-Core 680
46% 680 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
146% Outstanding
Lighting 181
Reflection 200
Parallax 190
146% 190 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 189
Splatting 130
146% 153 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 146%
Great: 150%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTY128HDHP-000L1 128GB
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT24L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 71 75 70 71 72 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 453
Mixed 316
SusWrite 73.6
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 59.3
212% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 315
250% 350 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 28.9
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 43.5
SC Mixed 30.4
92% 32 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 11,029 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,185
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