Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 94.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 14:42
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 450
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 765
MC Mixed 717
106% 709 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 1952 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 207
Parallax 226
70% 220 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 217
Splatting 145
78% 179 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 507
Write 380
Mixed 399
95% 429 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 64.1
219% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 124%
Samsung 840 EVO 250GB
371GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 481 486 492 490 492 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 515
Write 486
Mixed 466
SusWrite 484
110% 488 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 63.4
218% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 363
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 111%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$116
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 168 170 173 169 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 175
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 168
105% 145 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
370% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 28.3
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 27.7
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 98%
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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 15,244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,186
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HDDRAMUSB
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