Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 79.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics137% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory18.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display3840 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151110
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 29 '19 at 21:57
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 29%
Watch Gameplay: 2080-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
79.4% Very good
Memory 93.4
1-Core 112
2-Core 210
82% 138 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 480
55% 420 Pts
64-Core 498
33% 498 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,264
Asus(1043 866C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
137% Outstanding
Lighting 168
Reflection 175
Parallax 194
139% 179 fps
MRender 213
Gravity 169
Splatting 117
120% 166 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 137%
Great: 202%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$67
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 362
Write 200
Mixed 217
57% 260 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 40.3
145% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 148
131% 198 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 73%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 999GB
605GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1454 1659 1616 1446 1471 1456 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 60% Great: 129%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
61GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 113 121 124 121 116 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 106
Write 114
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 118
73% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
383GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 148 146 147 149 149 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 107
Write 96
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 148
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3112 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 24.8
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 7,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,156
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HDDRAMUSB
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