Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics74.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive327% 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 23:22
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Memory 95.1
1-Core 122
2-Core 245
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 451
63% 458 Pts
64-Core 481
32% 481 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.6%
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: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Lighting 96.8
Reflection 91.1
Parallax 86.8
78% 91.6 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 81.7
Splatting 73.6
70% 90.8 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 512GB
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1197 1578 1413 661 525 525 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
327% Outstanding
Read 2,700
Write 1,912
Mixed 196
SusWrite 983
319% 1,448 MB/s
4K Read 69.5
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 94.4
324% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,320
DQ Write 1,315
DQ Mixed 573
635% 1,070 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 327%
Great: 310%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
738GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 130 129 129 129 130 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 173
Write 158
Mixed 106
SusWrite 128
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G30C15U4B.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 29.6
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 28.8
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 99.8%
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 10,165 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,241
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $102SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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