Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics114% 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 Drive98.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
24 months ago, 24 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160302
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateDec 18 '17 at 18:47
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 260
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 704
76% 592 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$445
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 446
Reflection 395
Parallax 425
117% 422 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 431
Splatting 260
114% 312 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$224
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 476
Mixed 494
111% 499 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 26.2
154% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 38.9
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 134
88% 99.5 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 126%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$224
85GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 501
Mixed 510
114% 512 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 45.2
179% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 38.7
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 26.2
65% 128 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 114%
Great: 126%
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$119
47GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
149% Outstanding
Read 1,557
Write 540
Mixed 797
211% 965 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 27.3
169% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34.7
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 16
38% 73.7 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 149%
Great: 182%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
866GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 206
Mixed 170
140% 187 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.78
4K Mixed 0.37
124% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 112%
Great: 112%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
775GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 201
Mixed 163
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 3.06
4K Mixed 0.42
139% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
MC Read 33.1
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 28.6
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 37.3
SC Mixed 27.2
80% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 97%
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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 19,660 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,113
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