Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 89.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 Drive79.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 15:08
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 431
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 634
MC Float 715
MC Mixed 679
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 317
Reflection 298
Parallax 312
97% 309 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 290
Splatting 228
103% 241 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
G.skill FM-25S3-240GPF 240GB
22GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 379
Write 398
Mixed 273
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 15.7
108% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 15.7
63% 142 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 149
Mixed 137
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.18
73% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Avexir DDR4-2666 CL15 8GB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 35.2
MC Mixed 28.6
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 28.7
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 95%
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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 8,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,187
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