Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive81.3% 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:02
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 501
QC Float 513
QC Mixed 496
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 744
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 100%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4991) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1537 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 321
Reflection 290
Parallax 321
99% 311 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 295
Splatting 208
101% 234 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$139
248GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 381
Write 320
Mixed 321
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 22.9
125% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 22.9
71% 155 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 115%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
441GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 88.4
Write 89.9
Mixed 87.3
67% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.37
111% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 31.3
102% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 31
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 102%
Great: 100%
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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 11,938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $110

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