Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 91.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.2 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 01:09
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 (68th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 444
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 630
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 691
101% 674 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.3%
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 above expectations (62nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 322
Reflection 290
Parallax 332
101% 315 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 296
Splatting 208
101% 234 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 148 124 111 109 106 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 459
Mixed 352
SusWrite 158
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 58.9
198% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 359
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 107%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
154GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 195 196 195 188 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 150
Write 139
Mixed 52
SusWrite 194
97% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 98.6%
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 (51st percentile)
73.4% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.5
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 18.3
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73.4%
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 13,536 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
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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 $240AMD 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 $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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