Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics138% 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 Drive104% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMay 21 '17 at 10:21
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$323
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 146
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 507
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 732
MC Float 835
MC Mixed 804
118% 790 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 105%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$437
Zotac(19DA 1425) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 577
Reflection 357
Parallax 427
162% 454 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 369
Splatting 231
120% 276 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 138%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 460 480GB-$244
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 456
Mixed 472
106% 475 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 27.8
146% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 19.9
94% 211 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Crucial BX100 1TB-$500
241GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 432
Mixed 470
106% 475 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 36.5
156% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 66.5
106% 202 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 126
Write 187
Mixed 141
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 5.04
4K Mixed 0.8
213% 2.19 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 111%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$443
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 30
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 24.4
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 32.4
93% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 123%
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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 12,913 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,187
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