Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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.
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
4 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateSep 04 '17 at 15:54
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 143
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 488
111% 492 Pts
MC Int 714
MC Float 815
MC Mixed 761
114% 764 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$530
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 429
Reflection 375
Parallax 437
134% 414 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 410
Splatting 244
131% 298 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 132%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$285
640GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 407
Mixed 415
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 49.6
189% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 128
150% 261 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 117%
Great: 119%
Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB
332GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 496
Mixed 508
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 12.9
120% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 13.6
100% 232 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 100%
Great: 99%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
476GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 144
Mixed 134
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.28
93% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 31.9
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 32
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
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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 8,068 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 - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,247
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HDDRAMUSB
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