Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive58.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
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)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime9.9 Days
Run DateMay 05 '18 at 15:54
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i5-6600K-$221
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 150
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 559
QC Float 596
QC Mixed 574
131% 576 Pts
MC Int 557
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 551
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 110%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Lighting 311
Reflection 306
Parallax 315
97% 311 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 288
Splatting 223
101% 236 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SATA M.2 250GB-$85
76GB free
Firmware: X41000WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 495
Write 231
Mixed 224
69% 317 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 15.5
75% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32.9
DQ Write 72.6
DQ Mixed 10.6
20% 38.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
318GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 167
Mixed 149
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.27
105% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x4GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 29.8
96% 33.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 33.8
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 118%
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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 11,925 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,294
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