Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics166% 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 Drive230% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory59.7 GB free of 64 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 15 '17 at 13:33
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 142
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 502
112% 495 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 813
MC Mixed 762
113% 758 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Lighting 538
Reflection 502
Parallax 553
168% 531 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 538
Splatting 299
164% 371 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 166%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
243GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,939
Write 1,307
Mixed 1,497
351% 1,581 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 51.7
185% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 175
179% 293 MB/s
Poor: 133%
This bench: 230%
Great: 244%
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$438
108GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 371
Write 269
Mixed 267
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 26.1
116% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 84.1
96% 166 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 98%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$200
3TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 163
Mixed 128
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 0.58
184% 2.14 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
1TB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 150
Write 123
Mixed 142
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.29
88% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 107%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$89
607GB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 107
Write 105
Mixed 103
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.17
77% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 30.1
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 40.1
SC Mixed 30.4
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 59
68% 59 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 153%
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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 11,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,347
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