Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics133% 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 Drive90.9% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151110
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:16
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 427
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 677
100% 670 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
Asus(1043 8593) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 405
Parallax 423
130% 424 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 417
Splatting 253
124% 303 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 133%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$165
24GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 394
Mixed 412
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 24.2
135% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 38.8
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 81.3
86% 134 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
754GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 194
Mixed 173
137% 182 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.4
110% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
663GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 110
Write 162
Mixed 125
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.49
174% 2.12 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 28
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 36.1
SC Mixed 26.5
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 117%
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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 9,506 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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