Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:26
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 139
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 550
QC Mixed 550
121% 535 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 786
MC Mixed 749
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 107%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
61.6% Good
Lighting 185
Reflection 174
Parallax 190
58% 183 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 176
Splatting 122
64% 149 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$120
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 415
Mixed 437
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 29.7
137% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 70.7
122% 235 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
834GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 156
Mixed 170
130% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.22
88% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 112%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$11
24GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
39% Below average
Read 153
Write 39.6
Mixed 60.3
87% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 6.84
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.55
117% 3.18 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 39%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2472 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 27
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 28.3
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 99%
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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 12,991 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,297
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