Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 94.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive92% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 14:49
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 (81st percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 480
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 720
MC Mixed 669
99% 665 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$320
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 294
Parallax 308
99% 309 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 300
Splatting 228
105% 244 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 368 359 276 198 176 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 356
Write 363
Mixed 309
SusWrite 290
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 44.4
157% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 248
188% 254 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 92%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$51
414GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 136 94 119 126 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 119
Write 138
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 116
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 116%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
10GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.1 5.5 6 5.9 5.8 6.1 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
7.38% Terrible
Read 20.3
Write 13.5
Mixed 7.5
SusWrite 5.4
14% 11.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 2.6
130% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.38%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2668 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 27.8
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 28.6
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 92%
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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 12,295 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 - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,149
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