Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 95.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% 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 Drive49.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:04
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 (80th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 473
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 647
MC Float 739
MC Mixed 683
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 519
Reflection 504
Parallax 573
166% 532 fps
MRender 271
Gravity 542
Splatting 292
163% 368 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 165%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$90
446GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 493
Write 340
Mixed 342
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 18.4
83% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 44
95% 199 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 109%
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$108
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 505
Write 203
Mixed 245
69% 317 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 16.7
4K Mixed 11.4
48% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20.3
DQ Write 80.4
DQ Mixed 10.9
20% 37.2 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 64%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
392GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 114
Write 83.8
Mixed 58.1
63% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.45
115% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.9
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.4
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 86%
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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 11,417 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: $1,128
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HDDRAMUSB
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