Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive49.3% 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)
Memory13.9 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 14:00
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 521
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 664
MC Float 752
MC Mixed 720
106% 712 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 406
Parallax 429
131% 426 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 422
Splatting 260
130% 311 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 134%
Great: 143%
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 below expectations (23rd percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 502
Write 194
Mixed 263
70% 319 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 17.9
4K Mixed 10.9
56% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 17
DQ Mixed 52.7
31% 32.2 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 49.3%
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 (82nd percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 148
Write 128
Mixed 131
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.24
100% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 85%
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 (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 33.6
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 45.6
SC Mixed 31.7
96% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 55%
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 9,579 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,272
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