Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive57.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 13:51
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 511
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 670
MC Float 753
MC Mixed 721
107% 715 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 441
Reflection 407
Parallax 468
139% 439 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 423
Splatting 259
136% 309 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 137%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme 480GB-$499
161GB free
Firmware: R211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 498
Write 255
Mixed 275
75% 343 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 19
4K Mixed 10.3
68% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 84.4
DQ Mixed 41
36% 51.7 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 65%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 136
Write 134
Mixed 128
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.23
93% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 34
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 44.8
SC Mixed 32.3
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
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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 10,662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,227
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