Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 92%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics64.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 00:32
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
92% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 449
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 637
MC Float 724
MC Mixed 689
102% 683 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 92%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
64.5% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 174
Parallax 194
62% 190 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 187
Splatting 123
67% 154 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Z400s 128GB-$67
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 175 177 177 176 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 455
Write 160
Mixed 177
SusWrite 172
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 13.4
109% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 77.9
83% 137 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
248GB free
Firmware: HP51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 192 190 192 192 193 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 143
Write 124
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 192
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 96%
Great: 113%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
531GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 93 94 92 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 89.7
Write 91.7
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 92.7
111% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
101% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$116
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.2
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.4
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24.2
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 80%
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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 12,177 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
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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