Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 78.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics74.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:36
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
78.7% Very good
SC Int 119
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 118
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 379
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 560
MC Mixed 521
79% 529 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
74.9% Very good
Lighting 217
Reflection 205
Parallax 254
71% 225 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 204
Splatting 213
78% 185 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
141GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 396
Mixed 412
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 44
173% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 114
140% 248 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 112%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
485GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 147
Mixed 131
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.29
95% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 17.9
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 82.2
49% 82.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 102%
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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 10,651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $789
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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