Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 93.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% 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 Drive211% 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)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 00:04
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 458
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 744
MC Mixed 719
105% 705 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 414
Reflection 388
Parallax 444
131% 415 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 396
Splatting 249
129% 295 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 130%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$579
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 8EV10135 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 936 856 840 785 842 750 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 720
Write 972
Mixed 563
SusWrite 835
175% 772 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 229
4K Mixed 56.8
260% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,422
DQ Write 968
DQ Mixed 1,010
804% 1,133 MB/s
Poor: 118%
This bench: 211%
Great: 226%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
659GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 448 452 458 454 461 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 490
Mixed 415
SusWrite 452
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 56.3
203% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 128%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-3000C15-8GVR F4-3000C15-8GVRB F4-3000C15-8GVR F4-3000C15-8GVRB 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 32.1
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 32
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 101%
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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 10,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,169
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HDDRAMUSB
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