Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.4% 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
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:15
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 527
QC Mixed 503
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 710
MC Float 808
MC Mixed 770
114% 763 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$660
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 558
Reflection 528
Parallax 598
177% 561 fps
MRender 276
Gravity 552
Splatting 291
166% 373 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 170%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 485
Write 331
Mixed 334
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 24.5
111% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 39.7
78% 157 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 94%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
297GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 154
Write 141
Mixed 131
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.28
104% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$210
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 44.9
MC Mixed 30.3
110% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 48.2
SC Mixed 34.2
101% 35.4 GB/s
Latency 46
87% 46 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 111%
Great: 113%
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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 13,530 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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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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