Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 96.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics126% 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 Drive122% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 06 '17 at 22:43
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 136
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 468
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 752
MC Mixed 747
107% 716 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 379
Reflection 347
Parallax 338
112% 354 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 426
Splatting 261
136% 312 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 126%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 487
Mixed 505
111% 497 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 53.4
181% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 141
167% 290 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 122%
Great: 125%
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB-$8
21GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
13.2% Very poor
Read 68.4
Write 8.01
Mixed 16.2
28% 30.9 MB/s
4K Read 6.47
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.04
26% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 13.2%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 22.7
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 25.6
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 109%
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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 10,796 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,157
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