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 below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 96%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive218% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 21 '17 at 02:32
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 452
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 743
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 96%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.31
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 66% Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$586
101GB free
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,854
Write 850
Mixed 1,352
298% 1,352 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 44.6
212% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 965
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 31.7
186% 445 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 218%
Great: 271%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
891GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 179
Mixed 158
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.28
135% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
12GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 100
Write 135
Mixed 85.5
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 4.85
4K Mixed 0.45
153% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2990 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 31.9
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 42.3
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 131%
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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 8,709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,234
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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