Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive398% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 17 '19 at 17:22
Run Duration219 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$345
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 272
97% 205 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 740
81% 626 Pts
64-Core 742
50% 742 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$149
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2208 2210 2206 2206 2048 1896 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
398% Outstanding
Read 2743
Write 2,210
Mixed 1,500
SusWrite 2,129
481% 2,145 MB/s
4K Read 62.6
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 88.5
314% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,472
DQ Write 1,304
DQ Mixed 1,358
1,026% 1,378 MB/s
Poor: 219%
This bench: 398%
Great: 399%
HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$74
103GB free
Firmware: SVN139B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1554 1513 1175 484 366 259 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
321% Outstanding
Read 2,623
Write 1,542
Mixed 1,320
SusWrite 892
353% 1594 MB/s
4K Read 71.8
4K Write 199
4K Mixed 104
347% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,323
DQ Write 1,101
DQ Mixed 1,118
863% 1,181 MB/s
Poor: 189%
This bench: 321%
Great: 322%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$42
571GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 191 190 191 189 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 184
Mixed 82.2
SusWrite 189
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 28.6
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 33.1
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
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 17,875 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,208
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