Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 95.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics34.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 19:06
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$302
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 134
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 468
104% 462 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 741
108% 726 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$100
HP(103C 8338) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 103
Reflection 67.7
Parallax 101
32% 90.5 fps
MRender 77.8
Gravity 99.4
Splatting 74.3
36% 83.8 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,845
Write 1007
Mixed 433
239% 1,095 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 26.2
169% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 898
DQ Write 541
DQ Mixed 709
531% 716 MB/s
Poor: 144% Great: 236%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
121GB free, PID 0101
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 60 64 65 65 63 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
27.8% Poor
Read 64.2
Write 63.5
Mixed 29
SusWrite 63.1
73% 54.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
70% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 28.6
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 38.8
SC Mixed 30.4
88% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 109%
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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 14,618 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,221
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