Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive84.6% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 09:11
Run Duration354 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 as expected (41st percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 428
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 732
MC Mixed 700
104% 693 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 402
Parallax 429
131% 417 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 419
Splatting 266
136% 312 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$192
297GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 379
Write 403
Mixed 388
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 23.8
124% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 23.5
62% 130 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 124%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 188
Mixed 186
139% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.46
152% 1.55 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Generic Flash Disk 16GB
6GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
4.28% Terrible
Read 15.5
Write 3.71
Mixed 3.45
7% 7.54 MB/s
4K Read 5.16
4K Write 0.004
4K Mixed 0.004
19% 1.72 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.28%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.2% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 19.2
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 21.7
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 79%
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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 8,130 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 - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,243
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