Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive87.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151110
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 21:53
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 491
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 746
MC Mixed 710
105% 705 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 330
Reflection 295
Parallax 332
102% 319 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 298
Splatting 217
102% 237 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
367GB free
Firmware: EMT0
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 361
Write 316
Mixed 313
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 37
146% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 123
118% 187 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$142
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
77.1% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.8
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 24.8
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 87%
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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 10,644 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: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $814
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