Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% 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 Drive249% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '17 at 18:46
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 515
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 739
MC Mixed 702
104% 698 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 314
Reflection 293
Parallax 307
96% 305 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 290
Splatting 229
103% 241 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 100%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
344GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 414
Mixed 421
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 49.1
195% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 123
143% 247 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 119%
Great: 117%
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
324GB free
Firmware: CXY7301Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 2,571
Write 1,259
Mixed 1,386
382% 1,739 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 38.1
219% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 63.2
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 37.2
50% 88.1 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 249%
Great: 268%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$100
802GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 86.7
Write 146
Mixed 129
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 5.25
4K Mixed 0.49
179% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 34.5
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 46.3
SC Mixed 32.3
96% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 120%
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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 10,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $789
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
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Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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