Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 89.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% 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.
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)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:04
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
SC Int 136
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 135
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 414
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 681
MC Float 774
MC Mixed 737
109% 731 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
MSI(1462 3236) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 289
Parallax 328
100% 312 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 292
Splatting 202
100% 232 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 477
Write 455
Mixed 356
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 59.2
203% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 349
263% 353 MB/s
Poor: 70% Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
154GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 156 190 181 173 168 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 148
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 168
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
73.8% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.1
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 90%
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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 13,526 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 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,187
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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 $945SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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