Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 27 '18 at 16:07
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 142
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 521
QC Float 543
QC Mixed 503
118% 522 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 740
111% 740 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 311
Parallax 324
101% 320 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 311
Splatting 236
108% 250 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS723015BLA642 1.5TB
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MN5OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 114
Write 115
Mixed 104
84% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.41
108% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 82%
Seagate ST3250620AS 250GB-$76
23GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
27.8% Poor
Read 48.6
Write 48.1
Mixed 44.9
36% 47.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.41
96% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2900 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 37.7
MC Mixed 30.3
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 29.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 100%
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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 11,380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,134
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