Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive246% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory30.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '17 at 23:27
Run Duration55 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-7700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 527
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 512
118% 518 Pts
MC Int 714
MC Float 806
MC Mixed 768
114% 763 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
450GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
246% Outstanding
Read 2,242
Write 1,728
Mixed 1,678
418% 1,883 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 35.8
151% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 39.4
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 286
166% 164 MB/s
Poor: 189%
This bench: 246%
Great: 351%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3733 C17 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.2
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 76%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 131%
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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 15,690 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: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,086
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HDDRAMUSB
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