Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 85.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive103% 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 (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151110
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateNov 11 '17 at 14:22
Run Duration102 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 123
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 412
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 681
103% 688 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 2TB-$630
593GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 402
Mixed 424
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 29.1
151% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 156
162% 268 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 131%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$474
4TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 226
Write 233
Mixed 194
163% 217 MB/s
4K Read 4.12
4K Write 2.94
4K Mixed 0.29
259% 2.45 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 132%
Great: 129%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$474
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 238
Mixed 227
164% 218 MB/s
4K Read 2.92
4K Write 2.83
4K Mixed 0.34
212% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 122%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
76.1% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.6
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.9
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 88%
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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 13,466 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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,203
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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