Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics101% 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 Drive89.7% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory27.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 04:24
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 21%
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 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 as expected (54th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 95.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 230
88% 149 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 606
64% 499 Pts
64-Core 650
44% 650 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
101% Outstanding
Lighting 123
Reflection 136
Parallax 125
99% 128 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 128
Splatting 114
102% 120 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 101%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
CT250MX500SSD4 250GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 252 258 261 261 244 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 500
Write 260
Mixed 257
SusWrite 243
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 38
143% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 194
160% 228 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 122%
Corsair Force LS 60GB-$57
29GB free
Firmware: S9FM02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 104 110 101 103 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 505
Write 134
Mixed 166
SusWrite 105
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 24.2
126% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 88.1
DQ Mixed 10.1
37% 83.9 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 85%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$47
74GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 138 129 123 137 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 294
Write 211
Mixed 228
SusWrite 137
49% 218 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 32.8
124% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 149
115% 154 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 39.5
MC Mixed 28.8
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 28.4
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 100%
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 10,652 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: $1,229
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