Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive76.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:29
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 504
113% 499 Pts
MC Int 696
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 754
112% 747 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
PNY(196E 119E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 429
Reflection 394
Parallax 458
136% 427 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 408
Splatting 252
132% 301 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 133%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 493
Write 398
Mixed 413
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 19.1
87% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 32.4
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 21.1
54% 106 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 135%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$63
445GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 166
Write 140
Mixed 131
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.27
101% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
79.3% Very good
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.5
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 25.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 88%
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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 12,329 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,197
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $135SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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