Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (96th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 4 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics183% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive129% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateDec 02 '18 at 18:12
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (96th 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 532
QC Float 554
QC Mixed 533
122% 540 Pts
MC Int 700
MC Float 810
MC Mixed 767
113% 759 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 106%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Lighting 603
Reflection 548
Parallax 665
193% 605 fps
MRender 278
Gravity 598
Splatting 304
175% 393 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 183%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
259GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 469 482 460 350 429 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 462
Mixed 356
SusWrite 443
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 62.5
214% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 327
255% 352 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 129%
Great: 134%
Crucial MX300 1TB-$159
62GB free
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 475 477 473 466 469 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 406
Write 451
Mixed 358
SusWrite 471
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 44
164% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 300
237% 330 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 111%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$153
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
120% Outstanding
MC Read 46
MC Write 46.8
MC Mixed 33.7
120% 42.2 GB/s
SC Read 25.5
SC Write 49.1
SC Mixed 36
105% 36.9 GB/s
Latency 42.1
95% 42.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 120%
Great: 121%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 16,133 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,167
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