Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 90.8%, 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 Drive73.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
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)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:15
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 439
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 728
MC Mixed 684
102% 685 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 443
Reflection 406
Parallax 424
135% 425 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 424
Splatting 257
136% 309 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 135%
Great: 139%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 480GB-$130
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 495
Write 341
Mixed 351
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 9.76
73% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 45.8
92% 190 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 22.8
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.3
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74%
Great: 122%
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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 10,886 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: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,169
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