Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 103%, 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 Drive78% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 02:46
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$283
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 498
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 742
MC Float 845
MC Mixed 805
119% 798 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 418
Reflection 400
Parallax 434
131% 418 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 398
Splatting 256
130% 299 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 131%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
84GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 511
Write 137
Mixed 194
61% 281 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 13.2
121% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 13.5
33% 65.8 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 63%
Adata Ultimate SU800 512GB-$157
79GB free
Firmware: P1021A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
78% Very good
Read 517
Write 326
Mixed 349
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 19
119% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34.2
DQ Write 88
DQ Mixed 38.4
36% 53.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78%
Great: 91%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$72
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 158
Mixed 182
128% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 109%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 163
Mixed 147
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.33
134% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3232 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 41.8
MC Mixed 29.8
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 45.2
SC Mixed 32
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 47.9
84% 47.9 ns
Poor: 61%
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 8,187 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,162
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