Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 93.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.1% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:18
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 451
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 764
MC Mixed 693
106% 710 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 236
Reflection 215
Parallax 232
72% 228 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 212
Splatting 148
75% 173 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
238GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 509
Write 386
Mixed 446
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 23.7
103% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 69.9
84% 150 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 82%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$205
118GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 348
Mixed 356
89% 404 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 24.3
136% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 65.2
103% 199 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
69.2% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 20.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 21.2
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 103%
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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 12,494 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,204
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