Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '18 at 12:25
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$342
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 520
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 708
105% 702 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$710
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.1% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 143
Parallax 142
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 142
60% 143 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 171
Mixed 170
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.25
85% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
889GB free
Firmware: 9300
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 120
Write 108
Mixed 78.5
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.33
4K Write 3.75
4K Mixed 0.34
162% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$187
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 31.5
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 31
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 127%
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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 14,149 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,214
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