Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 113%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive158% 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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateSep 22 '17 at 01:27
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
113% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 520
QC Float 600
QC Mixed 579
128% 566 Pts
MC Int 747
MC Float 842
MC Mixed 807
119% 799 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 113%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.9.1
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Lighting 244
Reflection 147
Parallax 329
85% 240 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 233
Splatting 170
76% 175 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
88GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
158% Outstanding
Read 952
Write 891
Mixed 904
204% 916 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 36.8
158% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 544
DQ Mixed 104
164% 302 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 158%
Great: 357%
Crucial M550 128GB-$130
75GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 345
Mixed 407
94% 426 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 35.4
154% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 72.2
129% 255 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
899GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 26.1
Write 185
Mixed 106
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 3.68
4K Mixed 0.72
168% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 174%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$45
376GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 93.4
Write 92.1
Mixed 83.2
67% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.24
79% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2963 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37.1
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 27.2
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 30.9
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 102%
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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 9,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,302
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