Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 145%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 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 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics178% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive276% 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)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 09 '17 at 09:42
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 152
121% 152 Pts
QC Int 585
QC Float 613
QC Mixed 602
136% 600 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 622
MC Mixed 603
90% 602 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 114%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2751 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
178% Outstanding
Lighting 592
Reflection 565
Parallax 613
185% 590 fps
MRender 286
Gravity 564
Splatting 326
173% 392 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 178%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$427
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
276% Outstanding
Read 2,391
Write 1,239
Mixed 1,417
370% 1,682 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 62.9
267% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 756
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 244
262% 449 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 276%
Great: 277%
OCZ Vector 256GB-$240
80GB free
Firmware: 3.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 505
Mixed 505
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 40.3
170% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 111
153% 281 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 120%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3733 C17 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
126% Outstanding
MC Read 45.5
MC Write 49.9
MC Mixed 39.4
128% 44.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 52.9
SC Mixed 36.4
109% 38 GB/s
Latency 45.3
88% 45.3 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 126%
Great: 128%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 12,321 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,187
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