Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive184% 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)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:24
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 566
QC Float 572
QC Mixed 561
128% 566 Pts
MC Int 708
MC Float 825
MC Mixed 689
111% 740 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 109%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1535 MHz, MLim: 1777 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
67.5% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 189
Parallax 209
64% 201 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 195
Splatting 133
70% 163 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Cx2-8b512-q11 NVMe LITEON 512GB
225GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 489110C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
184% Outstanding
Read 1,835
Write 1,053
Mixed 1,015
287% 1,301 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 30.6
131% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 36.1
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 26
54% 102 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 184%
Great: 218%
HyperX Savage 240GB-$88
222GB free
Firmware: SAFM02.H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 483
Mixed 508
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 13.2
104% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 60.4
111% 219 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 109%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2013)-$46
234GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 101
Write 106
Mixed 95.2
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.27
92% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3091 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 37.8
MC Mixed 27.5
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 32
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 101%
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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 13,469 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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,203
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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