Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive273% 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
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 16 '17 at 17:34
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 496
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 786
MC Mixed 759
111% 743 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
EVGA(3842 6696) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.76
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 58% Great: 183%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
355GB free
Firmware: CXY7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
273% Outstanding
Read 2,604
Write 1,282
Mixed 1,345
383% 1,744 MB/s
4K Read 63.4
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 39.9
236% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 516
DQ Write 463
DQ Mixed 39.7
153% 339 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 273%
Great: 268%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$220
81GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 530
Write 365
Mixed 429
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 45.4
184% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 145
143% 227 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
809GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 147
Write 157
Mixed 151
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.25
106% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$34
58GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
29% Poor
Read 41.2
Write 40.4
Mixed 23.4
43% 35 MB/s
4K Read 10.4
4K Write 3.83
4K Mixed 4.59
325% 6.26 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.6
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 33.6
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 45
SC Mixed 31.7
95% 33.2 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 107%
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 9,510 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 - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,257
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