Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (97th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 3 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics185% 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 Drive291% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
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 10 '16 at 01:39
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing way above expectations (97th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 147
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 561
QC Mixed 516
120% 530 Pts
MC Int 720
MC Float 831
MC Mixed 795
117% 782 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 105%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7570
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
185% Outstanding
Lighting 616
Reflection 579
Parallax 632
192% 609 fps
MRender 298
Gravity 579
Splatting 348
179% 408 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 185%
Great: 182%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$500
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
291% Outstanding
Read 2,377
Write 1,461
Mixed 1,517
394% 1,785 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 64.2
267% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 744
DQ Write 395
DQ Mixed 237
265% 459 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 291%
Great: 279%
OCZ Vector 256GB-$240
47GB free
Firmware: 3.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 502
Mixed 505
114% 510 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 42.6
168% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 109
151% 277 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 119%
Great: 115%
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 (94th percentile)
126% Outstanding
MC Read 48
MC Write 51.3
MC Mixed 34
127% 44.4 GB/s
SC Read 26.7
SC Write 51
SC Mixed 38.2
110% 38.6 GB/s
Latency 38.9
103% 38.9 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 13,547 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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,178
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