Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 97.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics93.4% 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 Drive120% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
14 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151001
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateDec 20 '17 at 03:02
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 495
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 680
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Lighting 288
Reflection 271
Parallax 263
86% 274 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 272
Splatting 222
99% 231 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
4GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 1,176
Write 312
Mixed 619
153% 702 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 26.8
171% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 38
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 21
37% 69.7 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 120%
Great: 218%
WD Green 1.5TB (2011)-$64
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 99.9
Write 68.2
Mixed 91.9
66% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.2
83% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 30.9
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 38.3
SC Mixed 33
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
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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 11,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,308
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