Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 97.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% 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 Drive117% 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.
Run History
25 days ago, 11 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 22 '19 at 20:28
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$228
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 538
QC Mixed 512
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 479
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 505
76% 512 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2264 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 298
Parallax 352
106% 328 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 309
Splatting 237
110% 257 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 237 216 200 189 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 458
Mixed 372
SusWrite 219
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 63.4
218% 78 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 347
263% 355 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$129
821GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 430 485 491 492 491 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 491
Mixed 474
SusWrite 457
109% 484 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 65.3
221% 79.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 133%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
796GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 76 77 80 78 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 140
Write 140
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 77.8
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
197% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 34.3
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.2
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 16,713 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,189
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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