Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 95.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics90.1% 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 Drive119% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 08 '18 at 03:20
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$291
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Memory 97.8
1-Core 146
2-Core 270
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 784
82% 643 Pts
64-Core 728
49% 728 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 91%
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 (100th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Lighting 116
Reflection 123
Parallax 117
94% 119 fps
MRender 109
Gravity 106
Splatting 109
86% 108 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$92
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 316 271 319 309 247 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 474
Mixed 398
SusWrite 308
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 61.3
208% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 119%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$33
10GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 130 129 135 124 112 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 136
Write 145
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 126
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 113%
Seagate Momentus Thin 7200 2.5" 320GB-$34
22GB free
Firmware: 0001DEM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 18 53 65 60 68 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 14% Great: 64%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$45
3GB free
Firmware: MS02
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 96.5
Write 94.3
Mixed 51.2
60% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 21% Great: 64%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 29.3
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 32.5
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 104%
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 14,450 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,139
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