Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 91.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics12.1% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive321% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 10 '21 at 12:10
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Memory 93.2
1-Core 131
2-Core 255
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 708
77% 598 Pts
64-Core 709
48% 709 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6850
Gigabyte(1458 21F8) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
12.1% Very poor
Lighting 17.2
Reflection 19.4
Parallax 15
14% 17.2 fps
MRender 13.2
Gravity 12.2
Splatting 10.7
10% 12 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 12.1%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
441GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2243 832 831 830 832 829 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
321% Outstanding
Read 2,415
Write 2,132
Mixed 1,692
SusWrite 1,066
409% 1,826 MB/s
4K Read 69.8
4K Write 179
4K Mixed 99
328% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,386
DQ Write 1210
DQ Mixed 1,249
950% 1,282 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 321%
Great: 333%
Hitachi TOURO Mobile 16GB
7GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 20 20 21 21 21 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$16
17GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 62 34 24 31 56 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 131
Write 31.1
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 43.8
79% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.5
149% 3.33 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 1x8GB-$47
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
42.8% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 11.9
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 13.7
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 11,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,191
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HDDRAMUSB
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