Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics139% 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 Drive99.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:09
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$265
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 426
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 669
MC Mixed 636
94% 631 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 463
Reflection 398
Parallax 421
138% 427 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 436
Splatting 262
140% 318 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 139%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
167GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 407
Mixed 416
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 41.6
160% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 37.2
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 106
90% 126 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 115%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
844GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 138
Write 176
Mixed 141
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.71
207% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2187 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
73.7% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 21
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 22.8
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 86%
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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 8,197 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 - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,138
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