Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 99.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive120% 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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 10:33
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 above expectations (83rd percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 508
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 748
MC Mixed 711
105% 705 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 408
Parallax 430
136% 427 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 423
Splatting 261
136% 312 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 136%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Portable SSD T1 1TB
181GB free
Firmware: 0
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 435
Write 417
Mixed 428
95% 426 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 32.8
108% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 27
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 71.9
62% 86.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 80%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
54GB 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 (98th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 405
Mixed 409
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 50.5
195% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 110
142% 257 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 120%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
49GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 415
Mixed 423
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 29.2
172% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 48.7
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 28.7
37% 63.7 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 100%
Great: 118%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$82
129GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 125
Write 157
Mixed 128
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.54
4K Mixed 0.53
132% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 81%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 23.5
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 24.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 77%
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 7,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,254
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