Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 91.5%, 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 Drive117% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 22:23
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$349
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 443
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 751
MC Mixed 708
105% 703 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$360
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 281
Parallax 302
98% 303 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 299
Splatting 229
105% 243 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 2TB-$290
974GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 425 421 439 437 437 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 435
Mixed 405
SusWrite 430
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 53.1
176% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 289
234% 332 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 117%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$37
298GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 77 77 77 77 77 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 70.7
Write 49
Mixed 42
SusWrite 75.9
44% 59.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 44%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
929GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 170 172 173 172 173 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 127
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 172
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
70.7% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 22.3
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 19.7
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 124%
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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 14,579 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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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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