Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics121% 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 Drive220% 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
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:31
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 139
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 552
QC Mixed 562
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 805
MC Mixed 765
114% 760 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$360
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 405
Reflection 374
Parallax 392
124% 390 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 372
Splatting 240
119% 272 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 121%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
233GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 399
Mixed 415
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 44.7
173% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 37
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 117
104% 147 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 104%
Great: 124%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
220% Outstanding
Read 2,349
Write 1,111
Mixed 1,264
346% 1,575 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 23.1
180% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 54.5
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 18.5
53% 106 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 220%
Great: 237%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$197
3.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 201
Mixed 183
147% 195 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 4.29
4K Mixed 0.61
186% 1.94 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.2% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 21.1
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 22.5
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75.2%
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 12,131 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: $1,174
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Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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