Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 93.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.2% 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 Drive83.8% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 07 '17 at 22:24
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 460
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 644
MC Float 734
MC Mixed 701
104% 693 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4993) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1493 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 281
Parallax 313
95% 305 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 286
Splatting 197
98% 224 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
55GB free
Firmware: 507KC4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 484
Write 199
Mixed 236
67% 307 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 23.9
149% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 49.4
78% 149 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 63%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$79
719GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 188
Mixed 157
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.99
243% 2.39 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$75
332GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 155
Write 157
Mixed 147
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 5.41
4K Mixed 1
234% 2.32 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 31.4
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 41.3
SC Mixed 30.2
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
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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 8,657 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,244
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