Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive170% 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.
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)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 13:20
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 140
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 542
QC Mixed 526
114% 506 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 814
MC Mixed 730
111% 746 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Zotac(19DA 288A) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
22.9% Poor
Lighting 70.2
Reflection 45.4
Parallax 66.2
21% 60.6 fps
MRender 53.7
Gravity 71.3
Splatting 39.6
24% 54.9 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB-$110
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 420 431 432 405 405 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 1,522
Write 601
Mixed 638
SusWrite 425
175% 796 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 53.8
207% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 700
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 388
302% 429 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 170%
Great: 184%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 1TB
528GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 44 46 48 45 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
22.5% Poor
Read 33.1
Write 77.4
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 45
35% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 22.5%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FAR2 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
74.2% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 23.6
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 79%
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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 12,967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,268
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