Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 99.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics94.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive198% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 06:16
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 478
109% 483 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 764
MC Mixed 767
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1463 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Lighting 454
Reflection 216
Parallax 243
117% 304 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 224
Splatting 152
78% 181 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$110
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
198% Outstanding
Read 1,897
Write 914
Mixed 1,137
290% 1,316 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 40.3
194% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 46.6
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 190
146% 189 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 198%
Great: 239%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$474
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 208
Mixed 199
153% 203 MB/s
4K Read 4.55
4K Write 2.89
4K Mixed 0.32
279% 2.59 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 118%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
98% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 30.9
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 31.3
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98%
Great: 121%
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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 10,944 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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,176
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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