Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 92.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics218% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '18 at 08:33
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 126
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 464
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 596
MC Float 700
MC Mixed 663
98% 653 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti-$1,000
MSI(1462 3715) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Lighting 650
Reflection 561
Parallax 747
212% 652 fps
MRender 537
Gravity 652
Splatting 325
222% 504 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 218%
Great: 233%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 393 149 89 63 79 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 443
Mixed 381
SusWrite 205
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 64.6
219% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 327
246% 329 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 115%
Great: 133%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
183GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 436 218 153 198 148 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 440
Mixed 401
SusWrite 269
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 66.5
224% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 328
247% 330 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 121%
Great: 134%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$158
456GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 361 360 366 360 353 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 355
Write 356
Mixed 332
SusWrite 360
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 74.2
4K Mixed 48.2
149% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 210
163% 223 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$138
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 34
110% 38.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 32
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 108%
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 10,767 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 127% - Outstanding Total price: $783
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Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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