Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 85.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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 Drive279% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 08:11
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 405
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 682
MC Mixed 635
94% 627 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 395
Reflection 370
Parallax 391
122% 385 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 391
Splatting 245
127% 291 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 125%
Great: 138%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$133
241GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 739 597 610 611 610 607 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
279% Outstanding
Read 2,443
Write 2,194
Mixed 1,598
SusWrite 629
383% 1,716 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 84.7
284% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,323
DQ Write 1,136
DQ Mixed 1218
916% 1,226 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 279%
Great: 326%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$225
368GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 467 450 462 455 451 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 475
Mixed 388
SusWrite 459
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 51.2
186% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 121%
Great: 128%
Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2BC10008
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 101 101 100 101 101 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 98.5
Write 66.8
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 99.7
60% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.6
156% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$181
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
71.2% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 22.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 27.9
SC Mixed 22.1
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 117%
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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 16,178 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,168
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