Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 95.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics86.2% 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 Drive79.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 29 '20 at 07:22
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 127
2-Core 259
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 684
79% 600 Pts
64-Core 688
46% 688 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Lighting 106
Reflection 119
Parallax 110
86% 112 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 107
Splatting 106
86% 106 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X400 128GB-$46
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 89 94 92 87 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 495
Write 301
Mixed 276
SusWrite 93.8
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 38.7
131% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 216
182% 268 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
859GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 179 182 182 179 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 161
Mixed 106
SusWrite 180
119% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
250% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$100
584GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 180 185 182 163 185 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 60% Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 25
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 28.4
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 8,479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,136
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