Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive123% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:41
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 144
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 547
QC Float 576
QC Mixed 530
125% 551 Pts
MC Int 703
MC Float 811
MC Mixed 761
113% 758 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 106%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 341
Reflection 312
Parallax 329
104% 327 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 310
Splatting 246
109% 255 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 312 314 314 314 314 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 492
Mixed 397
SusWrite 329
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 62.7
213% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 356
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 123%
Great: 124%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
614GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 184 182 184 184 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 164
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 184
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.2
393% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 110%
Hitachi HDT725032VLA380 320GB-$36
274GB free
Firmware: V54OA7BA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 62 63 63 63 64 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
39.6% Below average
Read 74.5
Write 62.5
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 63
45% 61 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$148
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.2
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 27.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 82%
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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 13,473 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,203
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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