Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 performed better. The overall percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC. 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 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics15.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 980 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive294% 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 21 '16 at 09:48
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th 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-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 148
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 558
QC Float 597
QC Mixed 568
130% 574 Pts
MC Int 734
MC Float 831
MC Mixed 799
118% 788 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 117%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4377
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
15.6% Very poor
Lighting 28.6
Reflection 37.1
Parallax 31.9
9% 32.5 fps
MRender 29.3
Gravity 26.1
Splatting 46.9
22% 34.1 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 15.6%
Great: 12%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
445GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,407
Write 1,454
Mixed 1,554
399% 1,805 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 202
4K Mixed 64.4
274% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 801
DQ Write 403
DQ Mixed 242
276% 482 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 294%
Great: 277%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3733 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
125% Outstanding
MC Read 47.3
MC Write 49.9
MC Mixed 34
125% 43.7 GB/s
SC Read 26.7
SC Write 52.7
SC Mixed 36.3
110% 38.6 GB/s
Latency 38.9
103% 38.9 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 125%
Great: 131%
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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 6,836 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,014
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