Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 97.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive239% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:59
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 486
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 750
MC Mixed 716
106% 708 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1747 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 217
Parallax 233
71% 226 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 210
Splatting 151
76% 176 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$233
374GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 2,298
Write 1,003
Mixed 1,368
342% 1,556 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 52.7
219% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 544
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 195
215% 366 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 239%
Great: 273%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2012)-$40
303GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 91.9
Write 93.9
Mixed 91.4
70% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.18
84% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$179
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 23.7
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 24.7
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 103%
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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 10,676 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,227
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