Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 19:32
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-7700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 557
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 840
MC Mixed 779
115% 773 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 381
Reflection 364
Parallax 417
122% 387 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 374
Splatting 229
122% 278 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 122%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB
65GB free
Firmware: 04.04V06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 95 95 95 95 96 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 95.2
Write 85
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 95
62% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
211% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$223
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 29
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 32.2
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 47.3
85% 47.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 128%
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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 10,942 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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,177
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