Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics117% 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 Drive309% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 12:38
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Memory 96.5
1-Core 133
2-Core 262
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 705
73% 574 Pts
64-Core 713
48% 713 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2564 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 142
Reflection 214
Parallax 127
115% 161 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 154
Splatting 131
119% 133 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 117%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 920 866 864 855 873 859 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
309% Outstanding
Read 2,604
Write 1,405
Mixed 1199
SusWrite 873
336% 1,520 MB/s
4K Read 67.7
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 96.2
321% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,338
DQ Write 1,006
DQ Mixed 1,124
854% 1,156 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 309%
Great: 345%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
838GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 716 745 477 455 436 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 960
Write 470
Mixed 352
SusWrite 550
129% 583 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 36.8
135% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 564
DQ Mixed 345
283% 394 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 132%
Great: 150%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
286GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 393 402 438 441 442 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 439
Mixed 407
SusWrite 396
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 57.2
168% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 112%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 43.2
MC Write 46.3
MC Mixed 35.4
119% 41.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 50.7
SC Mixed 33.6
103% 36 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 117%
Great: 136%

 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 12 9 60 27.2" 1280 720 GSM5B09 LG Ultra HD
Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 13,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,374
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $289Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-12400F $198Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i5-11600K $246Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $20Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $470SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback