Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive118% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 12 '17 at 11:15
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 501
QC Float 575
QC Mixed 538
122% 538 Pts
MC Int 732
MC Float 830
MC Mixed 791
117% 784 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 177
Parallax 284
75% 226 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 205
Splatting 128
69% 159 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$130
374GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 487
Write 345
Mixed 341
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 26.2
126% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 43.6
75% 143 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 87%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
367GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 415
Mixed 421
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 46.6
194% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 117
138% 241 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 118%
Great: 118%
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$140
217GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
!4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 2,018
Write 1,221
Mixed 1,413
343% 1,551 MB/s
4K Read 54.6
4K Write 204
4K Mixed 63.2
272% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 684
DQ Write 380
DQ Mixed 36.6
160% 367 MB/s
Poor: 125%
This bench: 261%
Great: 231%
Fujitsu MHZ2320BH G2 250GB
233GB free
Firmware: 2AC101C4 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.5% Average
Read 80.3
Write 81.7
Mixed 69.8
58% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.34
87% 0.79 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2720 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 23
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 32.7
SC Mixed 26.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 95%
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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 8,209 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 - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,251
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