Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% 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 Drive88% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMay 15 '17 at 08:42
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i7-7700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 550
QC Mixed 539
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 746
MC Float 850
MC Mixed 794
119% 797 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 108%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$367
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 370
Reflection 315
Parallax 337
111% 341 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 321
Splatting 242
111% 259 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
GOODRAM 240GB
173GB free
Firmware: SAFM22.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 506
Write 431
Mixed 478
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 13
101% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 57.6
107% 210 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 140
Mixed 127
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 0.28
63% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
895GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 132
Mixed 131
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 0.65
4K Mixed 0.21
61% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 33.5
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 45.1
SC Mixed 32.4
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
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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 10,046 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 - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,246
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $718SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $139SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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