Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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.
Graphics164% 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 Drive229% 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateMar 01 '17 at 16:16
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 515
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 725
MC Float 835
MC Mixed 792
117% 784 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Titan X Pascal-$1,438
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 533
Reflection 502
Parallax 615
174% 550 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 508
Splatting 303
157% 358 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 164%
Great: 186%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$289
191GB free
Firmware: 300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 2,006
Write 909
Mixed 1,196
301% 1,370 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 63.2
240% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 537
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 241
234% 374 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 229%
Great: 257%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
436GB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 147
Write 135
Mixed 132
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.34
89% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$167
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2181 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78.4% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 24.6
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 25.3
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 79%
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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 7,448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,188
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $158SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $842SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $180SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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