Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 94.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics89.4% 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 Drive118% 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 03 '18 at 23:43
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Memory 98
1-Core 145
2-Core 268
98% 170 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 789
81% 638 Pts
64-Core 787
53% 787 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$138
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Lighting 114
Reflection 124
Parallax 117
92% 118 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 106
Splatting 109
86% 108 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 300 141 98 100 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 493
Mixed 405
SusWrite 190
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 65
223% 79.4 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 359
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 118%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
2GB free
Firmware: CC43
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 155
Write 42.5
Mixed 77.7
69% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 114%
Seagate Momentus Thin 7200 2.5" 320GB-$35
14GB free
Firmware: 0001DEM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 45 38 33 55 57 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 12% Great: 65%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$89
34GB free
Firmware: MS02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 72 63 68 67 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 62.2
Write 58.5
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 70.6
43% 58.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 28.3
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 30.8
83% 29.1 GB/s
Latency 46.2
86% 46.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 99%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 12,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,352
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HDDRAMUSB
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