Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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 91.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:03
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%

 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 i7-7700K-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 143
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 421
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 776
MC Mixed 736
106% 709 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
65.9% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 186
Parallax 198
61% 194 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 188
Splatting 138
69% 161 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$55
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900208 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 359
Write 216
Mixed 293
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 3.61
89% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 5.66
54% 125 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 84%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$48
930GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 154
Mixed 148
119% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.22
87% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FADG 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
79.3% Very good
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 23.1
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 22.5
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 84%
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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 13,483 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 - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,206
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