Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 89%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics117% 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 Drive111% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 10:49
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
89% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 434
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 601
MC Float 625
MC Mixed 618
92% 615 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 547
Reflection 288
Parallax 332
145% 389 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 290
Splatting 183
97% 223 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 117%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 414
Mixed 416
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 41
176% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 27.5
91% 199 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
714GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 139
Write 132
Mixed 116
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.25
103% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 89%
WD My Passport 082A 2TB
593GB free, PID 082a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
35.6% Below average
Read 75.6
Write 88.6
Mixed 75.1
104% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.17
65% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$317
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
83.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 26.4
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.1
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 94%
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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 14,034 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 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,222
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Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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