Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.1% 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.
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.
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)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 20:36
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 456
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 710
MC Mixed 666
100% 670 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Zotac(19DA 1368) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
67.3% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 184
Parallax 202
65% 201 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 197
Splatting 122
69% 158 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 406
Mixed 415
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 26
151% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 46
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 100
94% 138 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
88.9% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 28.5
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 27.9
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 126%
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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 13,468 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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,178
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