Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory23.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 17:15
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 148
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 491
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 727
MC Float 831
MC Mixed 812
118% 790 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
72.4% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 204
Parallax 218
69% 215 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 208
Splatting 169
75% 176 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$301
475GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 385
Write 337
Mixed 328
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 38.6
158% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 122
122% 197 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$85
40GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 414
Mixed 414
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 42.4
178% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 108
137% 245 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 113%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
922GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 158
Write 126
Mixed 123
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.14
4K Write 0.73
4K Mixed 0.1
31% 0.32 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.8
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.9
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 78%
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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 12,476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,215
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