Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive302% 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
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:07
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 150
120% 151 Pts
QC Int 547
QC Float 579
QC Mixed 558
127% 562 Pts
MC Int 742
MC Float 849
MC Mixed 808
120% 800 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
EVGA(3842 6797) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 53% Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDPEDMW012T4 1TB
1TB free
Firmware: 8EV10171
4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$600
586GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
302% Outstanding
Read 2,729
Write 1,859
Mixed 1,906
480% 2,165 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 42.2
221% 88.1 MB/s
DQ Read 52.5
DQ Write 585
DQ Mixed 39.8
114% 226 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 302%
Great: 319%
H/W RAID 5 8TB
1.5TB free, PID 0551
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
55.5% Above average
Read 161
Write 112
Mixed 118
159% 130 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 0.64
4K Mixed 0.18
120% 8.54 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 33.5
108% 38 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 46.9
SC Mixed 34.2
100% 35.1 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 108%
Great: 111%
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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 8,606 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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,251
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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