Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 88.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics135% 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 Drive116% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 18:58
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 434
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 617
MC Float 699
MC Mixed 669
99% 662 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
EVGA(3842 6284) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2627 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 436
Reflection 388
Parallax 418
133% 414 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 427
Splatting 256
136% 310 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 135%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$80
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 373 355 302 125 65 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 440
Write 417
Mixed 366
SusWrite 267
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 64.9
212% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 358
264% 348 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 116%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 31.6
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 42.7
SC Mixed 29.7
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
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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 13,916 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,176
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