Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 94.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics168% 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 Drive82.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 07 '18 at 19:32
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 137
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 458
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 750
MC Mixed 706
105% 705 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2937 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
168% Outstanding
Lighting 542
Reflection 497
Parallax 623
177% 554 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 537
Splatting 283
161% 363 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 168%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 380
Write 332
Mixed 325
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 24.8
126% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 114
110% 177 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 134%
Toshiba MD04ACA500 5TB-$154
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 154
Mixed 164
120% 159 MB/s
4K Read 2.51
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.23
168% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 42.8
MC Mixed 32.9
110% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 45.7
SC Mixed 31.7
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
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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 10,929 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,176
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $380Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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