Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive80.5% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160302
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 18:00
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 as expected (46th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 414
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 599
MC Float 679
MC Mixed 657
96% 645 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$345
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 313
Reflection 309
Parallax 308
96% 310 fps
Gravity 270
Splatting 221
106% 246 fps
Poor: 77% Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 515
Write 354
Mixed 353
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 9.63
99% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 29.1
79% 169 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 99%
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
65GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 514
Write 354
Mixed 357
90% 408 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 10.3
98% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 31.4
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 42.7
57% 97.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
676GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 172
Mixed 163
130% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.32
99% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Toshiba External USB HDD 250GB
65GB free, PID a001
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
18.1% Very poor
Read 37.8
Write 41.8
Mixed 19.3
41% 33 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.25
48% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 2666 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.7% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 21.5
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 20.5
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 119%
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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 10,942 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: $1,177
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