Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 148%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive311% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateNov 07 '17 at 02:39
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
101% Outstanding
1-Core 152
2-Core 299
106% 226 Pts
4-Core 553
8-Core 820
88% 686 Pts
64-Core 824
55% 824 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 101%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$522
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2657 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 493
Reflection 434
Parallax 436
130% 454 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 467
Splatting 277
123% 335 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 123%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDPEDMW012T4 1TB
1TB free
Firmware: 8EV10171
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 2,318
Write 1,192
Mixed 1,553
372% 1,688 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 234
4K Mixed 27.4
216% 99.6 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 638
DQ Mixed 252
248% 383 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 247%
Great: 246%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$249
593GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
311% Outstanding
Read 2,820
Write 1,989
Mixed 2,019
505% 2,276 MB/s
4K Read 54.8
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 42.5
241% 97.9 MB/s
DQ Read 57
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 40.2
59% 104 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 311%
Great: 352%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3232 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 34.5
111% 38.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 33.1
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
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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 21,922 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,211
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $84SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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