Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive236% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 16:13
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$358
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 368
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 738
MC Mixed 705
104% 698 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
69.7% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 184
Parallax 198
65% 199 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 202
Splatting 163
73% 172 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$311
236GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 489
Write 338
Mixed 356
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 23.2
137% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 41.4
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 86.1
82% 122 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 96%
Toshiba OCZ RD400 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$135
183GB free
Firmware: 57CZ4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 2,023
Write 944
Mixed 1,167
303% 1,378 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 60.2
203% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 835
DQ Write 709
DQ Mixed 27.4
224% 524 MB/s
Poor: 148%
This bench: 236%
Great: 236%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
671GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 169
Mixed 169
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 0.35
93% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$230
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 42.8
MC Write 45
MC Mixed 31.1
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 32.6
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 43.8
91% 43.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 112%
Great: 118%
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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 11,361 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: $1,342
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