Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 88%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% 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 Drive78% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime10.7 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 18:49
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-6700K-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 123
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 430
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 729
MC Mixed 672
101% 675 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan X-$1,096
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 318
Parallax 363
107% 339 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 314
Splatting 222
106% 245 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$297
261GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 2,016
Write 1,516
Mixed 1,244
353% 1,592 MB/s
4K Read 53.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 54.2
212% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 473
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 170
185% 314 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 255%
Great: 299%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$386
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 377
Write 201
Mixed 268
62% 282 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 30.6
133% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 111
117% 195 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 78%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$97
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 165
Mixed 135
117% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.28
97% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 106%
WD My Book Essentials 1.5TB
7GB free, PID 1110
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Read 34
Write 34.3
Mixed 18
36% 28.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.26
52% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 32.2
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 32
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 153%
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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 13,518 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,187
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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