Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 97.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive279% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 26 '17 at 04:49
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 488
108% 475 Pts
MC Int 652
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 703
104% 698 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 465
Reflection 410
Parallax 436
141% 437 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 441
Splatting 264
140% 318 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 140%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$549
868GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
279% Outstanding
Read 2,071
Write 1,719
Mixed 1,736
410% 1,842 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 63.7
224% 89.3 MB/s
DQ Read 504
DQ Write 483
DQ Mixed 37.7
154% 342 MB/s
Poor: 209%
This bench: 279%
Great: 321%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$106
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 180
Mixed 169
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 3.73
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.35
236% 2.12 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 32.1
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 43.1
SC Mixed 32.1
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 102%
Great: 136%
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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 9,388 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 - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,299
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