Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics188% 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 Drive259% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 02 '17 at 21:34
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 148
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 571
QC Float 607
QC Mixed 578
133% 586 Pts
MC Int 750
MC Float 857
MC Mixed 810
120% 805 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 113%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
188% Outstanding
Lighting 618
Reflection 572
Parallax 704
201% 631 fps
MRender 290
Gravity 596
Splatting 322
178% 402 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 188%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$248
451GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 1,907
Write 1,707
Mixed 1,657
392% 1,757 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 53.5
172% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 598
DQ Write 531
DQ Mixed 276
286% 468 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 259%
Great: 346%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$54
223GB free
Firmware: Z32070RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 475
Write 432
Mixed 460
102% 456 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 5.74
88% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 6.31
68% 156 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 87%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$115
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 128
Write 138
Mixed 129
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.19
106% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 27.8
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 30.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 103%
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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 13,547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,178
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HDDRAMUSB
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