Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive117% 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:31
Run Duration309 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$342
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 493
QC Mixed 483
108% 479 Pts
MC Int 716
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 768
114% 762 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2550 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 435
Reflection 397
Parallax 399
130% 410 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 435
Splatting 263
138% 315 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 135%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$114
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 402
Mixed 413
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 50.4
188% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 128
148% 255 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 117%
Great: 135%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
916GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 143
Mixed 156
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.16
74% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 95%
Great: 115%
Wilk GOODRAM 16GB
7GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
3.98% Terrible
Read 20.2
Write 3.99
Mixed 5.05
9% 9.74 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.005
3% 0.25 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.98%
Great: 5%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 28.7
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 28.8
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90%
Great: 129%
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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 14,077 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,204
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HDDRAMUSB
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