Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 99.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive108% 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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160107
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 18:13
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$209
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 525
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 544
MC Mixed 524
78% 524 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
Nvidia(10DE 1B81) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2078 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 336
Reflection 318
Parallax 333
104% 329 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 311
Splatting 241
110% 256 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 540s Series 240GB
1GB free
Firmware: LSBG200 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 402
Mixed 452
102% 458 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 43.5
161% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 83.2
120% 222 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
480GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 144
Write 146
Mixed 129
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 2.77
4K Mixed 0.35
132% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 105%
Hitachi HDE721010SLA330 500GB
190GB free
Firmware: 3CNR Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
36.1% Below average
Read 63
Write 62.2
Mixed 59.6
46% 61.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.37
105% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 41.9
MC Mixed 34.4
109% 38.2 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 53%
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 7,408 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,192
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