Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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 Drive97.4% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 16:18
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 way above expectations (92nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 511
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 750
MC Mixed 712
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 100%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 388
Reflection 395
Parallax 418
123% 400 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 405
Splatting 250
131% 300 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 128%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 406
Mixed 414
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 42.9
161% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 37.3
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 23.8
32% 55.7 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
931GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 184
Mixed 154
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.29
95% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
767GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 152
Write 168
Mixed 155
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.24
4K Write 2.69
4K Mixed 0.29
134% 1.41 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$126
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 26.2
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 26.5
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 89%
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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 10,916 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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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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