Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive111% 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.
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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 26 '18 at 05:16
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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-$342
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 153
123% 153 Pts
QC Int 538
QC Float 586
QC Mixed 575
128% 566 Pts
MC Int 732
MC Float 870
MC Mixed 804
120% 802 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 114%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2114 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 640
Reflection 321
Parallax 390
170% 451 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 322
Splatting 252
114% 265 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 137%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 418
Mixed 423
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 43
179% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 106
115% 195 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 111%
Great: 123%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 0707
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 126
Write 134
Mixed 80.4
84% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.39
4K Write 4.61
4K Mixed 0.52
201% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 69%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$27
361GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 167
Mixed 154
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.17
82% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 102%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
318GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: Unknown
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 239
Write 210
Mixed 199
162% 216 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 3.81
4K Mixed 0.61
174% 1.76 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 129%
Great: 165%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$159
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 33.4
109% 38.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.1
SC Write 44.8
SC Mixed 33.5
98% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
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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 14,132 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 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,214
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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