Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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 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 96%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics124% 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 Drive95.1% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150706
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:01
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU4%

 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-$342
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 478
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 741
MC Mixed 696
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 96%
Great: 104%
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 (100th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 576
Reflection 295
Parallax 373
155% 415 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 297
Splatting 208
101% 234 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 124%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$83
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 410
Mixed 418
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 27.8
157% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 48.4
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 27.5
36% 63.1 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
714GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 137
Write 132
Mixed 112
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.2
109% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 88%
WD My Passport 082A 2TB
593GB free, PID 082a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 79.6
Write 88.4
Mixed 73.9
105% 80.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.17
62% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 35.9%
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 way above expectations (86th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 26.3
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 34
SC Mixed 27.5
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 86.1%
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 14,109 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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,205
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $64Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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