Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% 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
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 22 '19 at 20:28
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 265
93% 199 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 501
70% 506 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$359
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2264 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Lighting 335
Reflection 298
Parallax 352
87% 328 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 309
Splatting 237
82% 257 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$73
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 237 216 200 189 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 458
Mixed 372
SusWrite 219
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 63.4
218% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 347
263% 355 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 117%
Great: 124%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$125
821GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 430 485 491 492 491 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 491
Mixed 474
SusWrite 457
109% 484 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 65.3
221% 79.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 133%
Great: 135%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
796GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 76 77 80 78 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 140
Write 140
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 77.8
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
197% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 34.3
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.2
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
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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 18,471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,200
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $73
Intel Core i5-9600K $240Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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