Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 94.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
5 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory6.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime19.8 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 16:02
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 463
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 748
MC Mixed 710
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 362
Reflection 339
Parallax 330
108% 344 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 392
Splatting 248
128% 294 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 120%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 470
Write 423
Mixed 352
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 53.8
201% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 362
267% 351 MB/s
Poor: 70% Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
100GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 100 99 99 100 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 124
Write 106
Mixed 63.3
SusWrite 99.6
72% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$317
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 26.5
86% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 27.8
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 93%
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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 12,141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,174
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $332Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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