Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 93.6%, 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 Drive125% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 23:54
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-7700K-$325
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 444
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 726
109% 728 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 304
Parallax 321
103% 322 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 308
Splatting 236
107% 250 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$119
175GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 497
Mixed 507
113% 503 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 51.2
191% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 31.8
109% 238 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 125%
Great: 122%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$42
872GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 201
Mixed 147
136% 182 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.23
102% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 114%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 21.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 19.5
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 103%
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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 10,560 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,214
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HDDRAMUSB
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