Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.7%, 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 Drive112% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 22 '21 at 13:43
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Memory 90.4
1-Core 129
2-Core 218
86% 146 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 653
69% 539 Pts
64-Core 669
45% 669 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
EVGA(3842 3657) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 137
Reflection 119
Parallax 126
111% 128 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 106
Splatting 91.3
90% 114 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB
526GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1093 566 620 795 631 596 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 1,414
Write 2,176
Mixed 1,566
SusWrite 717
332% 1,468 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1.2
43% 9.73 MB/s
Poor: 151%
This bench: 112%
Great: 306%
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
6GB free
Firmware: CXZ7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 391
Write 312
Mixed 278
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 50.5
189% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,019
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 398
356% 559 MB/s
Poor: 135% Great: 294%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$289
4TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 199 194 204 200 200 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 229
Mixed 111
SusWrite 200
127% 174 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.1
368% 2.97 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 102%
Great: 122%
Seagate ST3320820AS 320GB-$55
269GB free
Firmware: D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 73 76 75 76 76 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
33.3% Below average
Read 41
Write 14.5
Mixed 27.3
SusWrite 74.8
29% 39.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 45%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
451GB free
Firmware: 0-12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 81 78 79 79 81 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 45.3
Write 62.6
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 79.4
42% 56.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69.8% Good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 20.4
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 22.5
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 24" 1280 720 PHL08D5 PHL 241P4
Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 11,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,281
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