Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive92.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 04:54
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 537
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 528
122% 539 Pts
MC Int 665
MC Float 788
MC Mixed 736
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 105%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2585 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 471
Reflection 395
Parallax 427
141% 431 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 422
Splatting 260
128% 292 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 134%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
132GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 484
Write 340
Mixed 337
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 21.4
105% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 36.5
77% 157 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 94%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 415
Mixed 413
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 26.6
147% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 44.4
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 26.9
34% 58.8 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
806GB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 189
Mixed 184
141% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.39
117% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
241GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 106
Write 102
Mixed 90.9
75% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.17
4K Mixed 0.25
98% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSE.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.6% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 15.1
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18.4
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 91%
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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 10,902 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,169
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