Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. 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 70.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics125% 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 Drive130% 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.
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)
Memory20.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateAug 17 '19 at 15:02
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
70.2% Very good
1-Core 106
2-Core 199
73% 153 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 561
61% 474 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$630
Gainward(10B0 1E87) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 510
Reflection 427
Parallax 512
134% 483 fps
MRender 382
Gravity 440
Splatting 245
126% 356 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 125%
Great: 133%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 459 462 477 481 477 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 464
Mixed 352
SusWrite 468
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 63
214% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 130%
Great: 135%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
302GB free
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2367 1580 1255 1254 1255 1256 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
340% Outstanding
Read 2,460
Write 2,334
Mixed 1,688
SusWrite 1,495
447% 1,994 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 87.4
287% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,456
DQ Write 1,278
DQ Mixed 1,377
1,030% 1,370 MB/s
Poor: 233%
This bench: 340%
Great: 359%
Intel 730 Series 240GB-$350
162GB free
Firmware: L2010420
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 285 288 288 289 289 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 312
Write 290
Mixed 247
SusWrite 288
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 34.2
142% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 224
174% 240 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84%
Great: 95%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$138
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 167 169 170 169 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 160
Mixed 97.7
SusWrite 168
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
77.6% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 25.4
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 22.4
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 81%
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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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HDDRAMUSB
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