Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.1% 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 Drive336% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '21 at 11:00
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Memory 91.6
1-Core 120
2-Core 228
85% 146 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 464
63% 463 Pts
64-Core 455
31% 455 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Gigabyte(1458 4014) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Lighting 97.8
Reflection 93.4
Parallax 96.9
79% 96 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 82.4
Splatting 74.8
71% 91 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 512GB
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 739 1554 1641 1743 1362 520 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
336% Outstanding
Read 2,590
Write 1,601
Mixed 125
SusWrite 1,260
307% 1,394 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 92.1
312% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,335
DQ Write 1,308
DQ Mixed 579
639% 1,074 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 336%
Great: 308%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
655GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 166 163 169 168 165 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 162
Mixed 109
SusWrite 164
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G30C15U4B.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
87.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 25.9
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 34.9
SC Mixed 25.8
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 10,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,231
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $96SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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