Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics81.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive130% 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.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 22:16
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 511
QC Float 527
QC Mixed 555
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 814
MC Mixed 770
113% 758 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 109%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.8.2
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Lighting 250
Reflection 152
Parallax 345
88% 249 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 237
Splatting 172
77% 178 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 773 490 337 330 317 302 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 938
Write 868
Mixed 453
SusWrite 425
150% 671 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 40.8
155% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 603
DQ Mixed 308
272% 396 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 130%
Great: 343%
Crucial M550 128GB-$90
12GB free
Firmware: MU01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 480
Write 341
Mixed 328
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 46.1
170% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 183
184% 296 MB/s
Poor: 59% Great: 103%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
344GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 193 193 193 194 194 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 182
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 192
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 101%
Great: 156%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
184GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 54 55 54 54 54 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Read 58
Write 60.5
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 53.9
40% 53.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 27.8
99% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 29.5
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 105%
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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 11,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,128
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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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