Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 97.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics88.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 15 '17 at 16:56
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 475
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 683
MC Float 781
MC Mixed 740
110% 735 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Asus(1043 855C) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1316 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Lighting 280
Reflection 261
Parallax 291
86% 278 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 258
Splatting 178
92% 205 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 121%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC480G1SA754D117-499 480GB
421GB free
Firmware: N1114B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 411
Mixed 458
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 34.5
133% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 70.4
111% 212 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 104%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$400
229GB free
Firmware: 1B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
285% Outstanding
Read 1,665
Write 1,722
Mixed 1,985
402% 1,791 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 207
4K Mixed 75.4
277% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 694
DQ Write 561
DQ Mixed 303
315% 519 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 285%
Great: 329%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$100
74GB free
Firmware: 506ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 484
Write 187
Mixed 238
66% 303 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 16.8
129% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 46.7
76% 147 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
906GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 179
Mixed 180
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.34
104% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 41.8
MC Write 44.3
MC Mixed 30.9
111% 39 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 46.8
SC Mixed 31.6
97% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 45.5
88% 45.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
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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 7,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $988
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