Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive349% 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
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime1 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 00:48
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Memory 97.4
1-Core 139
2-Core 266
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 752
78% 613 Pts
64-Core 760
51% 760 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2302 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Lighting 344
Reflection 319
Parallax 345
90% 336 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 320
Splatting 254
88% 270 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$248
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1701 1897 1766 1945 1721 1741 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
349% Outstanding
Read 2,136
Write 1,852
Mixed 130
SusWrite 1,795
330% 1,478 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 223
4K Mixed 86.5
309% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,375
DQ Write 1274
DQ Mixed 579
639% 1,076 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 349%
Great: 386%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
179GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 485 476 488 469 470 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 451
Mixed 376
SusWrite 475
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 66.5
228% 85 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 363
273% 364 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 135%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3329 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 34.9
112% 39.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 46.4
SC Mixed 34.2
99% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 111%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 5,650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,236
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HDDRAMUSB
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