Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive113% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 13:42
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 152
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 470
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 734
MC Float 874
MC Mixed 806
120% 805 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.35
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 502
Reflection 464
Parallax 514
157% 493 fps
Gravity 471
Splatting 261
166% 366 fps
Poor: 53% Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 301 303 301 223 182 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 473
Mixed 396
SusWrite 283
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 57
194% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 113%
Great: 125%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$140
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 124 78 99 101 101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
68% Good
Read 136
Write 130
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 100
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.6
150% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
733GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 168 169 168 168 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 130
Mixed 100
SusWrite 168
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
20GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 86 85 86 137 184 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 193
Write 86.7
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 110
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
MC Read 33.8
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 26.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 27.9
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 104%
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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 13,254 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: $1,155
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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