Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 91.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive216% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime6.3 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 12:57
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$321
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 438
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 731
MC Mixed 698
104% 694 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 302
Parallax 322
100% 316 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 303
Splatting 239
107% 249 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$111
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 2,479
Write 1,074
Mixed 1,368
360% 1,640 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 25.9
161% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 47.2
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 21.6
41% 78.4 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 216%
Great: 237%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
84GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 79.3
Write 74.4
Mixed 91.6
62% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.61
126% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 68%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$60
55GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 87.4
Write 81.3
Mixed 73.5
61% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.14
70% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
58.2% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 16.5
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 18.7
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 59%
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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 12,941 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: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,269
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HDDRAMUSB
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