Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 88.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics134% 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 Drive259% 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 22:05
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88.5% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 422
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 642
MC Float 719
MC Mixed 649
100% 670 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 434
Reflection 399
Parallax 457
137% 430 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 407
Splatting 252
132% 301 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 134%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
456GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY73H1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 2,294
Write 1,220
Mixed 1,133
340% 1,549 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 65.5
242% 86.9 MB/s
DQ Read 511
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 197
208% 348 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 259%
Great: 249%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
341GB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 164
Write 145
Mixed 154
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.26
90% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 113%
Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 G2 USB 3.0 32GB-$22
14GB free, PID 16a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
34.9% Below average
Read 146
Write 33.7
Mixed 43
73% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.51
106% 6.26 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.1% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 22.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 16.2
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 120%
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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 14,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,150
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