Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory23.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151001
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJul 23 '19 at 00:36
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
77.1% Very good
1-Core 121
2-Core 237
84% 179 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 650
67% 528 Pts
64-Core 618
42% 618 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 383
Reflection 364
Parallax 400
101% 382 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 387
Splatting 244
104% 290 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 496
Write 473
Mixed 389
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 58.1
197% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 359
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 81% Great: 135%
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB-$250
95GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 459 459 429 424 442 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 410
Write 332
Mixed 375
SusWrite 442
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 42
152% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 335
254% 340 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x16GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 25.9
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 25.1
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 97%
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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 19,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,224
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $195AMD RX 590 $185Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2060 $325Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $609SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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