Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics123% 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 Drive54.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 05 '18 at 23:47
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 i7-7700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 127
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 428
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 678
MC Float 768
MC Mixed 731
108% 726 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$538
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2602 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 490
Reflection 424
Parallax 431
145% 448 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 340
Splatting 185
107% 242 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 123%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$300
11GB free
Firmware: DXM03B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 400
Write 85.9
Mixed 147
46% 211 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 18.1
104% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 20.7
30% 53.1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 105%
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB-$59
172GB free
Firmware: 0005HPM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
35.7% Below average
Read 58.3
Write 66.3
Mixed 44.6
42% 56.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.15
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.08
21% 0.19 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$195
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
69% Good
MC Read 27
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 20.1
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69%
Great: 109%
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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 11,400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,324
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