Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive98.6% 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.
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
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 19:45
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 504
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 731
MC Float 836
MC Mixed 757
116% 775 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
22.3% Poor
Lighting 59.9
Reflection 59.8
Parallax 59.9
18% 59.9 fps
MRender 59.9
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 59.9
25% 59.9 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$155
97GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 414
Mixed 419
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 29.9
167% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 48.3
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 118
80% 94.3 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 118%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABS0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 170
Mixed 162
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.17
104% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$92
264GB free
Firmware: CC1H Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 82.8
Write 83.8
Mixed 77.8
61% 81.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.34
85% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3400 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3403 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 42.9
MC Mixed 34.5
111% 38.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 48.6
SC Mixed 34.2
97% 33.9 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 121%
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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 9,974 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: $1,255
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HDDRAMUSB
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