Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics185% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display5040 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateMar 03 '18 at 23:37
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th 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 i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 160
SC Float 169
SC Mixed 164
131% 164 Pts
QC Int 601
QC Float 642
QC Mixed 602
139% 615 Pts
MC Int 600
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 627
94% 628 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 117%
Great: 110%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 3008 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
185% Outstanding
Lighting 624
Reflection 552
Parallax 688
200% 621 fps
MRender 281
Gravity 597
Splatting 292
174% 390 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 185%
Great: 178%
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4944
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Lighting 25.1
Reflection 31.8
Parallax 27
8% 28 fps
MRender 27.1
Gravity 22.6
Splatting 38.4
12% 29.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$465
254GB free
Firmware: 01H0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
213% Outstanding
Read 2,075
Write 993
Mixed 1,343
324% 1,470 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 31.2
205% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 43.9
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 208
163% 213 MB/s
Poor: 116%
This bench: 213%
Great: 226%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3467 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
115% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 46.2
MC Mixed 37.5
117% 40.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 47
SC Mixed 33.6
98% 34.3 GB/s
Latency 47.3
84% 47.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 115%
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 12,092 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: $1,178
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