Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.7% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160829
Uptime4 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 17:20
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$259
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 456
106% 470 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 705
105% 701 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
99% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 290
Parallax 306
96% 303 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 286
Splatting 218
101% 236 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$120
120GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 479
Write 267
Mixed 275
75% 340 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 29.4
114% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 65.5
94% 179 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 155
Mixed 144
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.21
73% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 31.3
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 31
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
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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 8,664 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,236
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