Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 87%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics169% 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 Drive88.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:35
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 424
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 696
MC Mixed 658
96% 645 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 87%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$730
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2952 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 553
Reflection 520
Parallax 531
168% 535 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 570
Splatting 303
170% 383 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 169%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 514
Write 412
Mixed 418
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 23.4
125% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 38.7
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 22.2
51% 99.9 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 121%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
16GB free
Firmware: DXT08B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
53.1% Above average
Read 351
Write 133
Mixed 180
48% 221 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 10
83% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 26.1
56% 117 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 74%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$82
366GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 147
Write 158
Mixed 124
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 5.41
4K Mixed 0.5
172% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$181
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 33.3
107% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 41
SC Mixed 30.3
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
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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 13,052 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 - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,233
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