Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics160% 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 Drive51% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '18 at 21:00
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$342
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 388
89% 391 Pts
MC Int 560
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 597
89% 598 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 512
Reflection 507
Parallax 565
164% 528 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 530
Splatting 282
158% 355 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 160%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SV300S3 480GB
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 158 194 155 182 191 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 291
Write 203
Mixed 224
SusWrite 179
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 17.1
4K Mixed 21.1
73% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 98
82% 120 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 51%
Great: 62%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$83
401GB free
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 440 307 306 300 295 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 456
Mixed 345
SusWrite 345
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 38.1
126% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 252
214% 314 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 107%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
392GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 96 93 93 96 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 111
Write 97.5
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 93.8
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
169% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$178
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
34.7% Below average
MC Read 12.1
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 10
32% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 9.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 44%
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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 14,124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,221
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HDDRAMUSB
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