Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:30
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 558
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 541
123% 543 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 804
MC Mixed 731
111% 743 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 108%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
MSI(1462 3161) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1520 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
74% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 198
Parallax 222
70% 217 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 210
Splatting 141
77% 178 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$110
49GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 464
Write 327
Mixed 334
83% 375 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 71.8
4K Mixed 13.2
86% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 22.7
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 13
38% 75.7 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 100%
Kingdian S280-120GB 120GB
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0414B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 504
Write 343
Mixed 417
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 19.9
114% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 25.4
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 73.7
56% 73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
282GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 191
Mixed 147
128% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.25
75% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$309
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 43.6
MC Write 45
MC Mixed 34.9
118% 41.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 48.9
SC Mixed 34.9
103% 36.2 GB/s
Latency 44.6
90% 44.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 117%
Great: 107%
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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 10,762 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,157
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