Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive66.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 13:17
Run Duration347 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 475
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 494
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 694
MC Float 801
MC Mixed 764
113% 753 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 101%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 394
Parallax 459
136% 426 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 424
Splatting 255
135% 308 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 135%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$52
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 475
Write 254
Mixed 128
62% 286 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 12.7
81% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 83
DQ Mixed 10.2
52% 125 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$90
2TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 160
Write 142
Mixed 127
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.22
92% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 107%
Seagate ST3320418AS 320GB-$30
86GB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 73.2
Write 75.7
Mixed 74.4
56% 74.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.54
120% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 58%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
71GB free, PID 2320
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
20.5% Poor
Read 54.5
Write 40.8
Mixed 38.6
55% 44.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.18
4K Mixed 0.28
51% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 42%
StoreJet Transcend 320GB
12GB free, PID 2329
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
18.1% Very poor
Read 40.9
Write 39.5
Mixed 4.36
32% 28.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.24
48% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 19%
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 16GB
10GB free, PID 0723
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
9.96% Terrible
Read 19
Write 10.9
Mixed 13.9
18% 14.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.92
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 1.02
94% 2.38 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 9.96%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$142
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
88.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 27.9
90% 31.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 35.4
SC Mixed 26.7
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 96%
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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 11,400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,132
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HDDRAMUSB
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