Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive247% 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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 23:48
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 565
QC Mixed 550
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 715
MC Float 816
MC Mixed 774
115% 768 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 311
Parallax 319
99% 317 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 296
Splatting 240
106% 249 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$260
689GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 488
Write 344
Mixed 321
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 17.5
72% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 38.8
95% 204 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 84%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
402GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 1,993
Write 1,434
Mixed 1,462
362% 1,629 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 49.6
184% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 658
DQ Write 393
DQ Mixed 225
249% 426 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 247%
Great: 273%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$59
373GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 96.5
Write 98.9
Mixed 95.9
73% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.48
115% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 29.9
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 31.7
95% 33.2 GB/s
Latency 46.2
86% 46.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
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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 10,056 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 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,246
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HDDRAMUSB
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