Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics128% 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 Drive68.6% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 17:50
Run Duration336 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-6700-$304
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 400
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 592
MC Float 666
MC Mixed 641
95% 633 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 386
Parallax 403
125% 399 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 408
Splatting 248
131% 298 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 128%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$179
146GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 484
Write 262
Mixed 267
74% 338 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 16.1
108% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 39.9
DQ Write 56.4
DQ Mixed 15.8
21% 37.4 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 87%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
750GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile)
6.62% Terrible
Read 11.2
Write 11.9
Mixed 12.2
9% 11.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.002
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.002
2% 0.04 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 6.62%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$223
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3007 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 26.8
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 27.1
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 114%
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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 11,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,260
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