Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics114% 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 Drive65.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMar 05 '17 at 16:22
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-6600K-$189
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 536
QC Float 582
QC Mixed 558
126% 558 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 580
MC Mixed 562
84% 560 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2327 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 363
Reflection 326
Parallax 336
109% 342 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 331
Splatting 255
118% 275 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 114%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$130
205GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 461
Write 307
Mixed 285
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 19.5
75% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 39.4
51% 86.4 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 86%
Crucial BX200 480GB-$150
149GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 472
Write 243
Mixed 265
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 20
77% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 42.1
82% 167 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 79%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$65
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 116
Write 116
Mixed 120
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.21
98% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$250
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 42.9
MC Write 48.1
MC Mixed 34.1
119% 41.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 47.4
SC Mixed 33.5
100% 35.1 GB/s
Latency 44.4
90% 44.4 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 117%
Great: 117%
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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 8,126 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 - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,248
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