Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive86.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJun 10 '18 at 13:49
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 131
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 436
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 731
MC Mixed 696
103% 691 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 303
Parallax 341
102% 323 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 300
Splatting 211
103% 237 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$87
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 504
Write 490
Mixed 503
112% 499 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 61.3
4K Mixed 12.2
80% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 11.1
89% 206 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 111%
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
51GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 506
Write 381
Mixed 436
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 13.9
84% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 24.4
97% 215 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 103%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
211GB free
Firmware: GG2OACY0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
40.8% Average
Read 71
Write 71
Mixed 69.3
53% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.18
68% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 58%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$118
6GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 101
Write 100
Mixed 95.9
75% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 2.82
4K Mixed 0.27
106% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 58%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
76.2% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 104%
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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 11,474 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 - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,125
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