Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.6% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 01:49
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 507
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 534
120% 528 Pts
MC Int 710
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 770
114% 764 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
65.5% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 187
Parallax 199
62% 196 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 188
Splatting 129
68% 157 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$47
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900208 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 413
Write 412
Mixed 480
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 7.16
103% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 12.2
72% 161 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 85%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
930GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 180
Mixed 145
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.2
88% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FADG 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 20.3
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 22.2
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 83%
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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 10,822 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,149
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