Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics58.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive238% 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.
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)
Memory29.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 09 '19 at 23:31
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 551
QC Float 577
QC Mixed 536
126% 555 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 802
MC Mixed 774
114% 762 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 107%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$208
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 368.81
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Lighting 223
Reflection 178
Parallax 240
71% 214 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 127
Splatting 115
50% 118 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 905 906 911 904 909 913 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,077
Write 915
Mixed 720
SusWrite 908
255% 1,155 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 55.5
222% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,087
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 384
367% 600 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 238%
Great: 240%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
261GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 128 128 127 128 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 163
Write 148
Mixed 76.1
SusWrite 127
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 83.3%
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 (96th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.9
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 35.9
SC Mixed 27.5
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.3%
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 15,695 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 - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,174
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HDDRAMUSB
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