Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive116% 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
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 28 '18 at 10:20
Run Duration199 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-6700K-$291
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 537
QC Mixed 520
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 716
108% 721 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
22.4% Poor
Lighting 60
Reflection 60
Parallax 60
19% 60 fps
MRender 60
Gravity 60
Splatting 60
25% 60 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 311 311 310 312 298 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 441
Mixed 335
SusWrite 322
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 57.8
195% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 356
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 116%
Great: 125%
Toshiba Q300 480GB-$152
61GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 106 135 131 132 129 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 502
Write 374
Mixed 317
SusWrite 134
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 18.9
117% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 50.4
113% 233 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 102%
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$30
133GB free
Firmware: 1003YAM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 85 85 87 86 87 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
41.3% Average
Read 58
Write 66.5
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 86.1
46% 62.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 61%
Hitachi HTS543216L9SA00 160GB
34GB free
Firmware: FB2OC43C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 36 36 36 37 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
20% Very poor
Read 33
Write 31
Mixed 18.5
SusWrite 36.4
22% 29.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 20%
Great: 34%
Hitachi HDS5C3015ALA632 1.5TB
241GB free
Firmware: ML5OA580
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 100 96 97 98 100 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 97.5
Write 99.7
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 98.1
64% 87.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 65%
Seagate ST9320320AS 320GB-$170
13GB free
Firmware: BS04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 18 18 19 19 29 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
19% Very poor
Read 45.7
Write 40.7
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 20.5
25% 33.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
85% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 19%
Great: 37%
Generic- SD/MMC 16GB
15GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.8 4.8 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.1 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
4.17% Terrible
Read 17.5
Write 2
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 5
7% 7.2 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
8% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.17%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$84
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 25.8
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 24.5
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 85%
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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 14,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,210
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