Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 80.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics128% 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 Drive142% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory16.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151001
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateJan 06 '22 at 16:46
Run Duration320 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Memory 91.9
1-Core 115
2-Core 207
82% 138 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 561
60% 466 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$861
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 496.49
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
128% Outstanding
Lighting 158
Reflection 162
Parallax 161
128% 160 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 167
Splatting 112
128% 131 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 128%
Great: 151%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$199
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 195 172 177 177 184 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Read 1,023
Write 256
Mixed 510
SusWrite 186
108% 494 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 48.9
205% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,055
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 333
318% 525 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 142%
Great: 241%
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$261
156GB free
Firmware: X35510RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 263 252 238 243 238 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 351
Write 358
Mixed 256
SusWrite 248
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 36.2
124% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 185
156% 228 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
461GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 136 138 139 139 139 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 154
Mixed 83
SusWrite 138
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
211% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$39
580GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 108 106 110 110 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 111
Write 112
Mixed 69.6
SusWrite 109
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$39
595GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 108 113 113 114 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 115
Write 111
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 112
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 4x8GB-$227
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.2% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 23.7
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 24.4
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 63: 10R 1G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
63% 30% 69 275 201 60 24.1" 1920 1200 SAM043F SyncMaster
History: Score 38: 4R 4G 6B | Score 59: 8R 3G 10B | Score 63: 10R 1G 10B
Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 14,224 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,271
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