Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive223% 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '17 at 11:39
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 146
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 503
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 741
MC Float 851
MC Mixed 810
120% 801 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$545
Gigabyte(1458 3745) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2826 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (99 fps cap detected)
37% Below average
Lighting 99.2
Reflection 99.4
Parallax 99.6
31% 99.4 fps
MRender 99.5
Gravity 99.5
Splatting 99.3
42% 99.4 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 37%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
114GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 1,904
Write 770
Mixed 1,045
272% 1,239 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 50.3
230% 93 MB/s
DQ Read 1,086
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 193
274% 530 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 223%
Great: 218%
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
54GB free
Firmware: SAFM001B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 485
Mixed 393
103% 463 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 14.2
127% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 14.2
100% 232 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 101%
Great: 100%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$85
168GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 166
Write 143
Mixed 120
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.65
195% 2.18 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 33.2
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 44.5
SC Mixed 33
97% 33.9 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
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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 8,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,285
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HDDRAMUSB
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