Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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.
Graphics105% 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 Drive36.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 10:38
Run Duration214 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 0.8 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 156
125% 157 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 514
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 759
MC Float 861
MC Mixed 819
122% 813 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 308
Parallax 322
102% 321 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 306
Splatting 242
108% 252 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Wildfire 120GB-$91
76GB free
Firmware: 502ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
69.4% Good
Read 381
Write 200
Mixed 271
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 14
116% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 68.4
88% 156 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 75%
Kingston SV100S264G 64GB
57GB free
Firmware: D110225a Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
21.3% Poor
Read 247
Write 38.8
Mixed 48.5
24% 111 MB/s
4K Read 9.17
4K Write 28.6
4K Mixed 1.14
30% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 10.9
DQ Write 21.4
DQ Mixed 6.62
8% 13 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 27%
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
34GB free
Firmware: 5.02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 193
Write 95.8
Mixed 114
30% 134 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 14.1
118% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 33.9
49% 91.1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 51%
Patriot Pyro 60GB-$125
24GB free
Firmware: 502ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
36.7% Below average
Read 188
Write 58.9
Mixed 74.7
23% 107 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 11.4
82% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 26
DQ Write 60.2
DQ Mixed 11
18% 32.4 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$210
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 30.5
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 30.3
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 125%
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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 8,244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,251
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