Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.6% 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.
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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151110
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '16 at 21:33
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6600K-$199
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 517
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 528
MC Mixed 517
78% 517 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 20.19.0.32837
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Lighting 225
Reflection 165
Parallax 266
74% 219 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 182
Splatting 185
70% 167 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force GS 128GB-$150
73GB free
Firmware: 5.40 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 476
Write 192
Mixed 277
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 24.1
140% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 69.9
88% 155 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 81%
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
29GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 488
Mixed 504
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 16.2
132% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 16.5
96% 218 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$60
105GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 155
Mixed 169
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 2.78
4K Mixed 0.17
115% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB
69GB free
Firmware: MS1OA650 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 115
Write 108
Mixed 126
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.19
66% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 82%
WD Elements 500GB
23GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 68.5
Write 74.2
Mixed 59.5
87% 67.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.15
69% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 34.2
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 29.3
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 8,068 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,247
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