Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics139% 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 Drive197% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:02
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 502
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 785
MC Mixed 750
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2562 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 462
Reflection 410
Parallax 431
139% 434 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 438
Splatting 264
139% 318 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 139%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
309GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 530
Write 505
Mixed 511
115% 515 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 28.7
160% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 39.7
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 27.8
38% 65.8 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 127%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$337
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1,917
Write 813
Mixed 1,070
278% 1,267 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 32.9
215% 87.1 MB/s
DQ Read 54.4
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 192
144% 185 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 197%
Great: 242%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 118
Write 199
Mixed 155
119% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 5.26
4K Mixed 0.79
217% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM4X8GE3000C15K4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 31.9
104% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 32
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
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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 13,507 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,187
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