Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 99.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics51.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive226% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory6.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '18 at 15:40
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 505
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 647
MC Float 741
MC Mixed 700
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gigabyte(1458 3603) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Lighting 139
Reflection 109
Parallax 177
47% 142 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 160
Splatting 89.4
54% 123 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$110
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 613 905 904 904 903 905 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 1,929
Write 924
Mixed 685
SusWrite 856
243% 1,098 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 57.1
217% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,056
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 376
360% 586 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 226%
Great: 240%
SanDisk Extreme 128GB
104GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 187 199 197 189 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 236
Write 200
Mixed 155
SusWrite 186
256% 194 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 9.2
4K Mixed 6.3
549% 7.13 MB/s
DQ Read 8.8
DQ Write 10.9
DQ Mixed 8.1
679% 9.27 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$43
58GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 174 175 169 168 173 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 232
Write 170
Mixed 45.4
SusWrite 165
191% 153 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 7.8
519% 8.27 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 23.2
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.7
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 95%
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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 11,380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,134
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