Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics46.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive122% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 29 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 23 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 17 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 13 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 9 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 3 days ago, 2 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 20:48
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 (87th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 157
SC Mixed 152
122% 153 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 500
120% 529 Pts
MC Int 733
MC Float 852
MC Mixed 814
120% 800 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2962) 2GB
CLim: 1639 MHz, MLim: 1826 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
46.3% Average
Lighting 150
Reflection 137
Parallax 146
46% 144 fps
MRender 88.8
Gravity 138
Splatting 96.2
47% 108 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 446 390 393 440 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 436
Mixed 424
SusWrite 385
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 60.8
201% 74 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 276
231% 333 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 122%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
250GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 166 171 172 172 172 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 78
Mixed 59
SusWrite 170
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3020 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
54.1% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 13.5
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 16
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 51%
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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 13,225 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,155
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