Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics188% 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 Drive236% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '16 at 12:24
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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-$339
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 147
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 552
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 736
MC Float 833
MC Mixed 798
118% 789 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 110%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,400
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7570
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
188% Outstanding
Lighting 616
Reflection 580
Parallax 695
199% 630 fps
MRender 299
Gravity 581
Splatting 350
180% 410 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 188%
Great: 183%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$590
62GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 2,274
Write 708
Mixed 1,050
293% 1,344 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 60.4
260% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 750
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 238
253% 431 MB/s
Poor: 151%
This bench: 236%
Great: 270%
OCZ Vector 256GB-$240
47GB free
Firmware: 3.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 503
Mixed 502
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 42.9
170% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 113
152% 277 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 120%
Great: 115%
Corsair Voyager GTX 128GB
1GB free
Firmware: 0
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Read 326
Write 95.5
Mixed 154
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 36.6
4K Mixed 5.2
57% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 94.1
DQ Write 70.2
DQ Mixed 3.77
24% 56 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 48%
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 way above expectations (95th percentile)
126% Outstanding
MC Read 47.7
MC Write 50.7
MC Mixed 34.3
126% 44.2 GB/s
SC Read 26.8
SC Write 52.4
SC Mixed 36.5
110% 38.6 GB/s
Latency 40
100% 40 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 126%
Great: 126%
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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 12,467 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,215
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