Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics86.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive195% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 14:29
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 472
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 763
MC Mixed 723
107% 714 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1593 MHz, MLim: 1877 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Lighting 288
Reflection 243
Parallax 260
86% 264 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 247
Splatting 171
86% 200 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
195% Outstanding
Read 1,994
Write 822
Mixed 1,007
279% 1,274 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 29.8
190% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 28.8
72% 154 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 195%
Great: 239%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$80
78GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 146
Write 107
Mixed 102
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.27
90% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 76%
WD WD1500HLFS-01G6U1 150GB
49GB free
Firmware: 04.04V05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 98.1
Write 98.8
Mixed 83.1
70% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.58
4K Mixed 0.67
158% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 30
106% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 42.9
SC Mixed 33.4
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 45.2
88% 45.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 121%
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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 10,932 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,176
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HDDRAMUSB
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