Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 89.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.77% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive200% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJan 18 '18 at 20:20
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 above expectations (62nd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 423
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 760
MC Mixed 700
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4691
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
9.77% Terrible
Lighting 24.3
Reflection 30.6
Parallax 25.4
8% 26.8 fps
MRender 24.6
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 38
11% 28.3 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.77%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$169
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,867
Write 1,265
Mixed 1,282
326% 1,471 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 38.8
125% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 95.8
102% 174 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 200%
Great: 258%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$115
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 163
Mixed 149
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.67
4K Mixed 0.21
113% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 98%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$115
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 166
Mixed 147
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.76
4K Mixed 0.26
117% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M2C3000C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
75.3% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 23.3
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 101%
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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 13,432 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,223
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