Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 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 62.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive91.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 26 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime4 Days
Run DateAug 27 '19 at 08:27
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th 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-$282
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
62.1% Good
1-Core 118
2-Core 218
80% 168 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 482
54% 413 Pts
64-Core 512
34% 512 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
72.6% Very good
Lighting 415
Reflection 140
Parallax 143
95% 233 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 141
Splatting 143
44% 142 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 206 200 201 201 198 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 418
Mixed 356
SusWrite 224
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 45
146% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 326
248% 335 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
601GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 149 148 148 149 147 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 160
Write 150
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 148
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$107
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.6% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 20.6
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 17.8
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 109%
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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 18,366 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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: $1,174
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $55
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $288Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $430Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $603SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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