Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 99%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive108% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime8.3 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:32
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-7700K-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
99% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 483
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 745
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 99%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 198
Reflection 198
Parallax 198
61% 198 fps
Gravity 199
Splatting 197
84% 198 fps
Poor: 61% Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 453 454 403 293 304 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 430
Write 438
Mixed 356
SusWrite 390
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 47.3
168% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 255
217% 317 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Crucial_CT250MX200SSD1 240GB
28GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 124 125 140 120 142 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 366
Write 206
Mixed 223
SusWrite 131
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 41.4
150% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 169
126% 166 MB/s
Poor: 42% Great: 50%
Kingston SHFS37A240G 500GB
337GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 453 458 454 391 393 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 507
Write 472
Mixed 448
SusWrite 430
345% 464 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 58.1
10,148% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 294
2,911% 342 MB/s
Poor: 24% Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$157
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.7% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 20.3
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 22.5
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.7%
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 13,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,187
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