Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.8% 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)
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime2 Days
Run DateApr 09 '19 at 22:34
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$293
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 499
116% 514 Pts
MC Int 687
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 772
112% 747 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Gigabyte(1458 378E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
37.8% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 81.4
Parallax 118
36% 105 fps
MRender 78.8
Gravity 112
Splatting 81.2
39% 90.8 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2081
Write 927
Mixed 677
268% 1,228 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 55.7
223% 84.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1077
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 380
364% 594 MB/s
Poor: 130% Great: 240%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
273GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 130 129 126 128 128 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 178
Write 133
Mixed 91.4
SusWrite 128
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 88%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4DFD824A.M16FA 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 27.1
87% 30.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 27.1
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 86%
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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 15,618 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,182
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HDDRAMUSB
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