Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive75.2% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 13 '18 at 11:07
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 468
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 621
MC Float 705
MC Mixed 670
100% 665 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$538
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 436
Reflection 388
Parallax 454
137% 426 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 411
Splatting 238
130% 296 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 133%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$135
334GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 465
Write 326
Mixed 334
83% 375 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 22.7
81% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 45.4
92% 189 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
928GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 160
Write 151
Mixed 141
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.38
104% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$205
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 31.6
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 30.1
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
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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 11,414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,335
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