Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.2% 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 Drive236% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit 种颜色
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 29 '17 at 01:51
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 500
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 700
MC Float 775
MC Mixed 742
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Gigabyte(1458 3690) 2GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Lighting 123
Reflection 103
Parallax 115
37% 114 fps
MRender 76.9
Gravity 108
Splatting 73.6
37% 86 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$200
240GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 490
Mixed 514
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 47.9
186% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 134
162% 283 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$395
71GB free
Firmware: 0174 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 2,054
Write 936
Mixed 1,337
318% 1,442 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 242
4K Mixed 40.7
245% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 602
DQ Write 533
DQ Mixed 234
267% 456 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 236%
Great: 242%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$61
373GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
65% Good
Read 125
Write 102
Mixed 104
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.16
70% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65%
Great: 107%
LaCie P9237 Desktop 8TB
7.5TB free, PID 1092
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
75.7% Very good
Read 169
Write 135
Mixed 71.6
148% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 6.98
4K Mixed 0.74
267% 2.99 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.8% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.4
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 24.5
70% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 115%
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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 7,465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,244
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