Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 94.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics131% 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 Drive115% 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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 02:19
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i7-7700K-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 450
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 763
MC Mixed 720
108% 723 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 421
Reflection 399
Parallax 416
130% 412 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 405
Splatting 257
132% 303 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 131%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
166GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 360
Mixed 374
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 50.7
200% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 104
129% 229 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
895GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 165
Mixed 146
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.17
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.3
129% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 105%
Samsung HD321KJ 320GB-$42
298GB free
Firmware: CP100-11 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 78.6
Write 83.8
Mixed 74.3
59% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.35
92% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
70.1% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 20
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 22.6
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 88%
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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 8,118 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 - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,248
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
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Intel Core i5-7600K $200Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $148
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $189SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $195SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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