Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive106% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 03 '19 at 17:55
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 129
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 412
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 565
MC Float 704
MC Mixed 656
96% 642 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 237
Reflection 204
Parallax 243
74% 228 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 215
Splatting 165
76% 178 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$225
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 338 323 318 318 319 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 453
Mixed 372
SusWrite 318
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 49.3
174% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 312
232% 303 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 106%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 6TB (2016)-$189
4TB free
Firmware: DN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 123 134 143 140 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
40% Average
Read 14.7
Write 96.3
Mixed 32
SusWrite 124
49% 66.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
130% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 40%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 6TB (2016)-$189
3.5TB free
Firmware: DN04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 191 193 192 192 193 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 38% Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$88
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 26.2
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 22.8
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 16,116 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,163
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