Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics84.1% 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 Drive233% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory26 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 03:37
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$284
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
1-Core 140
2-Core 267
96% 203 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 731
77% 600 Pts
64-Core 696
47% 696 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Lighting 338
Reflection 305
Parallax 316
86% 320 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 310
Splatting 241
81% 252 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 560 322 322 322 322 320 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 1,999
Write 1503
Mixed 690
SusWrite 361
252% 1,138 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 59.5
255% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,152
DQ Write 1274
DQ Mixed 936
781% 1,120 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 233%
Great: 238%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
172GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 240 161 199 156 124 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Read 819
Write 238
Mixed 252
SusWrite 188
82% 374 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 28.8
113% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 216
159% 206 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 144%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
715GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 100 100 100 100 100 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 108
Write 100
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 99.6
69% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.7
159% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 35.5
MC Mixed 30.4
94% 33 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 28.3
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 114%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,207
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