Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 95.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive127% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateFeb 20 '19 at 16:23
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 139
2-Core 275
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 732
80% 621 Pts
64-Core 731
49% 731 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1500 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 83
Reflection 76
Parallax 98.8
67% 85.9 fps
MRender 77.1
Gravity 82.6
Splatting 62.2
66% 74 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB
786GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT22B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 449 455 468 463 464 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 475
Mixed 456
SusWrite 458
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.2
201% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 127%
Great: 132%
OCZ Vector 180 480GB-$140
116GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 412 487 414 488 414 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 469
Mixed 317
SusWrite 447
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 39.1
161% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 243
214% 321 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 110%
Great: 111%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
667GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 45 44 45 45 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 168
Write 43
Mixed 39.8
SusWrite 43.7
54% 73.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 109%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$72
30GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 43 43 43 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 41.5
Write 41.5
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 42.7
52% 38.5 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 10.7
4K Mixed 7.3
648% 9.23 MB/s
DQ Read 10
DQ Write 12.1
DQ Mixed 9.1
758% 10.4 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 112%
Lexar JumpDrive S23 USB 3.0 32GB-$30
26GB free, PID a833
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 34 28 34 34 34 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
26.5% Poor
Read 104
Write 38
Mixed 72.5
SusWrite 33.6
75% 61.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.8
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.6
106% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
84% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 26.4
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 25.3
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 84%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 9,939 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 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,182
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