Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics167% 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 Drive100% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '17 at 03:44
Run Duration255 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 468
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 806
MC Mixed 767
113% 757 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4463
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
8.17% Terrible
Lighting 21.8
Reflection 26.3
Parallax 23.2
7% 23.8 fps
MRender 14
Gravity 19.7
Splatting 34.9
9% 22.9 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.17%
Great: 10%
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
167% Outstanding
Lighting 560
Reflection 524
Parallax 573
175% 552 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 540
Splatting 282
162% 364 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 167%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme II 240GB-$149
129GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 475
Write 389
Mixed 377
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 28.1
149% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 67.4
116% 226 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 100%
Great: 100%
Seagate Expansion Desk 5TB
3TB free
Firmware: 0911 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 151
Write 112
Mixed 101
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 4.43
4K Mixed 0.6
183% 1.95 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
1TB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 150
Write 154
Mixed 138
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.24
69% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 107%
HzW RAID 5 9TB
1TB free
Firmware: MCCI Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
23.1% Poor
Read 39.7
Write 40.5
Mixed 38.6
30% 39.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.35
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.08
67% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 51%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
97GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 58.4
Write 54
Mixed 53.6
42% 55.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.31
83% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 14.7
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 16.4
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 51%
Great: 101%
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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 11,441 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,347
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