Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 80.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics95.6% 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 Drive91.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime4.6 Days
Run DateJul 08 '18 at 17:04
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
80.5% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 368
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 750
MC Mixed 705
104% 699 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$478
EVGA(3842 6585) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 305
Parallax 118
77% 250 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 320
Splatting 210
109% 251 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 545s Series 512GB-$135
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF001C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 368 409 385 361 343 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Read 411
Write 385
Mixed 321
SusWrite 366
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 34.5
127% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 257
205% 287 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$195
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.4% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 19.5
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 12
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 88
45% 88 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 110%
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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 13,004 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,295
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i7-7700K $300AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $58HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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