Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive119% 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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160302
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateApr 03 '19 at 05:40
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$279
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 516
117% 515 Pts
MC Int 641
MC Float 732
MC Mixed 696
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 100%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Lighting 236
Reflection 208
Parallax 221
71% 222 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 217
Splatting 169
77% 179 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
747GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 464 435 397 387 423 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 459
Mixed 397
SusWrite 430
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 56.6
186% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 119%
Great: 135%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$294
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 192 191 194 193 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 229
Mixed 116
SusWrite 194
135% 184 MB/s
4K Read 4.7
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.1
381% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 113%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 28
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 26.7
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 97%
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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 16,786 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,200
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $127Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $103
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $252Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $750Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $728SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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