Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics167% 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 Drive71.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:05
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$325
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 481
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 710
MC Float 805
MC Mixed 766
114% 760 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 100%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 551
Reflection 504
Parallax 575
173% 543 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 539
Splatting 297
162% 366 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 167%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD8SBBU480G1122 480GB
230GB free
Firmware: Z3106000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 495
Write 432
Mixed 259
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 5.56
83% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 3.49
64% 148 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 78%
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$143
114GB free
Firmware: X2306RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 394
Write 276
Mixed 329
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 15.3
118% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 30.1
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 14.9
43% 85.4 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 88%
SanDisk Extreme 120GB-$169
111GB free
Firmware: R211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 509
Write 138
Mixed 196
61% 281 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 12.8
123% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 36.4
61% 121 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 70%
WD Black 640GB (2008)-$82
236GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 87.7
Write 66.6
Mixed 81
59% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.38
96% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3535 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
114% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 44.5
MC Mixed 35.8
116% 40.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 48.8
SC Mixed 33.5
101% 35.3 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 114%
Great: 116%
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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 11,852 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,250
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