Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 145%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 166%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics173% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive329% 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 23 '17 at 22:42
Run Duration214 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 155
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 515
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 772
MC Float 902
MC Mixed 843
125% 839 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$769
EVGA(3842 6599) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Lighting 557
Reflection 542
Parallax 638
181% 579 fps
MRender 280
Gravity 551
Splatting 295
166% 376 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 173%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$345
565GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
86.3% Excellent
Read 267
Write 256
Mixed 262
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 47.9
165% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 150
125% 180 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 121%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$299
392GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
329% Outstanding
Read 2,717
Write 1,872
Mixed 1,893
479% 2,161 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 74.2
274% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 572
DQ Write 417
DQ Mixed 226
242% 405 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 329%
Great: 323%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$110
112GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 530
Write 499
Mixed 521
116% 517 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 50.2
187% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 173
181% 296 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 125%
Great: 123%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$290
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 149
Write 208
Mixed 176
134% 177 MB/s
4K Read 2.29
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.25
177% 1.81 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 103%
Great: 132%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$290
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 85% Great: 132%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$290
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 146
Write 164
Mixed 129
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 2.03
4K Write 2.66
4K Mixed 0.27
164% 1.65 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 89%
Great: 132%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$290
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 226
Mixed 154
139% 186 MB/s
4K Read 2.59
4K Write 2.82
4K Mixed 0.33
197% 1.91 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 116%
Great: 132%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$251
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 45.4
MC Mixed 31.6
113% 39.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 48.6
SC Mixed 35.3
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 43.3
92% 43.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 112%
Great: 117%
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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 9,368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,302
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