Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.8% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '17 at 16:26
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 443
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 707
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4993) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 286
Parallax 352
102% 318 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 291
Splatting 195
99% 227 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
64GB free
Firmware: 507KC4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 481
Write 199
Mixed 229
66% 303 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 25
150% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 44.9
70% 130 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 63%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
718GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 156
Mixed 127
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 5.33
4K Mixed 0.66
197% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$75
332GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 128
Write 157
Mixed 128
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 5.47
4K Mixed 1.01
253% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$205
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 31.4
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 42.8
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 51.5
78% 51.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
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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 8,722 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 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,255
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