Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 88.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive174% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory60 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '17 at 07:34
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 422
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 641
MC Float 730
MC Mixed 693
103% 688 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1582 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 351
Reflection 316
Parallax 350
105% 339 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 320
Splatting 216
108% 248 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 108%
Great: 127%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$426
198GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 1,513
Write 962
Mixed 1,279
278% 1,252 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 27
174% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 51.4
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 223
135% 140 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 174%
Great: 273%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x16GB-$669
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
74% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23.5
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.6
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 74%
Great: 140%
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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 8,631 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $776
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