Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 Drive219% 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)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '20 at 08:01
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 259
94% 198 Pts
4-Core 501
8-Core 712
79% 606 Pts
64-Core 725
49% 725 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$800
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 554
Reflection 514
Parallax 580
145% 549 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 554
Splatting 294
143% 371 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 143%
Great: 145%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7584
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
6.92% Terrible
Lighting 24.4
Reflection 31.2
Parallax 28.2
6% 27.9 fps
MRender 27.6
Gravity 22.5
Splatting 38.2
7% 29.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.92%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$71
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 611 283 284 282 282 279 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
219% Outstanding
Read 1,905
Write 1,491
Mixed 605
SusWrite 337
240% 1,084 MB/s
4K Read 52.8
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 55.5
236% 89.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,122
DQ Write 1,180
DQ Mixed 697
650% 1,000 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 219%
Great: 235%
TEAML5Lite3D1T 1TB
55GB free
Firmware: Q0410A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 385 258 129 140 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 453
Mixed 408
SusWrite 251
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 56.1
191% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 114
153% 278 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 111%
Great: 127%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
102GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 107 103 107 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 104
Write 77.5
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 106
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 114%
Seagate ST14000VN0008-2JG101 14TB
12.5TB free
Firmware: SC60
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 249 252 248 251 250 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 35% Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 31.1
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 40.9
SC Mixed 29.5
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 99.5%
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 21,964 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,199
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