Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 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 89.5%, 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 Drive118% 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.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.6 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 19:08
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 263
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 505
8-Core 712
79% 609 Pts
64-Core 712
48% 712 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 452
Reflection 402
Parallax 427
119% 427 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 434
Splatting 260
115% 314 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$251
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 495
Mixed 500
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 39.4
172% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 25.8
103% 229 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 118%
Great: 123%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$251
85GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 499
Mixed 510
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 26.5
157% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 39.1
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 26.5
68% 132 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$104
47GB free
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 1,547
Write 544
Mixed 814
212% 968 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 27.3
166% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 35.2
DQ Write 502
DQ Mixed 27.4
93% 188 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 156%
Great: 196%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$108
866GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 205
Mixed 172
141% 187 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 0.32
120% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 112%
Great: 111%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$108
775GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 198
Mixed 157
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 3.07
4K Mixed 0.43
140% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
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 (78th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 28.2
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 37.3
SC Mixed 28.4
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 91.5%
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 21,030 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%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,228
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HDDRAMUSB
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