Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 91.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics47.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive92.4% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display5760 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 19:47
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 459
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 621
MC Float 707
MC Mixed 673
100% 667 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gigabyte(1458 360F) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
47.3% Average
Lighting 128
Reflection 100
Parallax 165
44% 131 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 146
Splatting 82.7
50% 114 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
86GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 349
Mixed 352
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 23.7
134% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 75.3
106% 195 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
355GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 98.7
Write 98.1
Mixed 97.4
74% 98.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.37
80% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 22.9
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 24.6
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 89%
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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 8,165 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,184
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