Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 94.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics106% 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 Drive110% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:30
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 465
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 706
105% 701 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 345
Reflection 304
Parallax 322
104% 324 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 312
Splatting 237
108% 250 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$320
395GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 396
Mixed 413
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 52.8
190% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 42.3
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 28.2
59% 112 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$90
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 152
Mixed 154
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.22
108% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 111%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$90
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 178
Mixed 179
138% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.17
91% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 2800 2OZ 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
76% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.9
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 25.1
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 76%
Great: 120%
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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 10,065 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 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,256
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HDDRAMUSB
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