Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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.
Boot Drive122% 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 30 '18 at 23:50
Run Duration223 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 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-$238
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 129
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 484
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 463
MC Float 534
MC Mixed 498
74% 498 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 289
Parallax 304
98% 306 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 290
Splatting 224
103% 240 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 293 294 291 290 283 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 454
Mixed 377
SusWrite 304
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 63.6
219% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 356
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 122%
Great: 123%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$145
224GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2265 575 596 598 597 594 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
331% Outstanding
Read 2,464
Write 2,286
Mixed 1,614
SusWrite 871
404% 1,809 MB/s
4K Read 67.6
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 94.8
325% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,843
DQ Write 1,704
DQ Mixed 1,740
1,315% 1,762 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 331%
Great: 317%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
225GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 331 330 331 331 331 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 415
Write 323
Mixed 293
SusWrite 328
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 44.5
167% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 182
157% 228 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
889GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 214 217 215 215 216 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 216
Write 168
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 214
126% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 123%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
70.7% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21.6
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 19.3
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 87%
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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 10,928 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,176
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HDDRAMUSB
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