Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.5% 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 Drive106% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 days ago, 2 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory29.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 02:24
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 538
QC Float 566
QC Mixed 568
126% 557 Pts
MC Int 728
MC Float 818
MC Mixed 786
116% 777 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 111%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$306
MaxC: 1140 MHz, MaxM: 1300 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.11.5
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 178
Parallax 291
76% 232 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 184
Splatting 197
79% 174 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$138
112GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 528
Write 481
Mixed 488
111% 499 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 27.1
160% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 39.4
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 123
115% 168 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 106%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$81
210GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 108
Write 116
Mixed 110
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.23
84% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
76GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 158
Write 133
Mixed 136
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.31
111% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 4x8GB-$238
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3012 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 32.4
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 43.5
SC Mixed 32.2
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 102%
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 7,486 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $194

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $973
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