Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive110% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 23 '18 at 05:27
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$339
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 475
QC Float 485
QC Mixed 460
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 666
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 732
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 407
Reflection 380
Parallax 403
126% 397 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 393
Splatting 242
128% 292 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 127%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$123
160GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 402
Mixed 408
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 48.3
165% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 123
148% 259 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$123
0GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 405
Mixed 424
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 50.5
168% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 97.2
DQ Mixed 98.2
96% 159 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$77
371GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 143
Write 100
Mixed 126
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.24
83% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x16GB-$333
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.9% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 23.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 24.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 78%
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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 12,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,215
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