Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 91%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive103% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 09 '19 at 02:26
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
91% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 464
8-Core 685
74% 575 Pts
64-Core 718
48% 718 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2890 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 193
Reflection 192
Parallax 200
156% 195 fps
Gravity 188
Splatting 126
192% 157 fps
Poor: 115% Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$170
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 100 103 106 100 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 453
Mixed 303
SusWrite 140
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 55.2
192% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 334
258% 352 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$170
79GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 250 227 219 220 214 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 441
Mixed 304
SusWrite 243
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 56.6
193% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 336
259% 352 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
729GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 160 163 161 162 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 126
Write 121
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 162
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2800 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
99% Outstanding
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 31.6
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 30
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 99%
Great: 99%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 11,796 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,296
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HDDRAMUSB
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