Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 Drive65.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 06:31
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 as expected (46th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 435
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 730
MC Mixed 687
103% 689 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 90.1%
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: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 359
Reflection 321
Parallax 390
114% 357 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 321
Splatting 203
107% 245 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$292
931GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 73% Great: 118%
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
111GB free
Firmware: 040H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 473
Write 251
Mixed 305
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 5.56
93% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 5.22
34% 78.2 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 69%
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
14GB free
Firmware: 040H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 473
Write 244
Mixed 330
77% 349 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 5.17
83% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 6.04
34% 76.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 69%
WD WD1501FASS-00U0B 1.5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 143
Write 133
Mixed 137
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.85
4K Mixed 0.52
157% 1.49 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 83%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
741GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 111
Write 109
Mixed 94.3
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.25
74% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 86%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
56GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
55.9% Above average
Read 97
Write 97.8
Mixed 87.7
71% 94.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.16
78% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.3% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 23.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 30.5
SC Mixed 23.7
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 109%
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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 10,585 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: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,214
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