Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics183% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive293% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory29.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 01 '17 at 16:56
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
115% 143 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 544
122% 540 Pts
MC Int 721
MC Float 816
MC Mixed 776
115% 771 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2864 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Lighting 600
Reflection 566
Parallax 674
194% 614 fps
MRender 292
Gravity 567
Splatting 338
176% 399 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 183%
Great: 185%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$586
193GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
293% Outstanding
Read 2,362
Write 1,411
Mixed 1,482
387% 1,752 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 61.5
259% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,137
DQ Write 392
DQ Mixed 254
322% 594 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 293%
Great: 269%
Corsair Voyager GTX 128GB
100GB free
Firmware: 0
4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
32.4% Below average
Read 309
Write 36.1
Mixed 134
34% 160 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 36.6
4K Mixed 4.52
54% 20 MB/s
DQ Read 69.6
DQ Write 58.7
DQ Mixed 3.48
19% 43.9 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3733 C17 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
120% Outstanding
MC Read 44.4
MC Write 47.2
MC Mixed 35.4
121% 42.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.7
SC Write 52.5
SC Mixed 35.3
107% 37.5 GB/s
Latency 46
87% 46 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 120%
Great: 128%
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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 9,368 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 - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,302
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