Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive114% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime6.9 Days
Run DateJun 07 '18 at 20:24
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 511
QC Float 522
QC Mixed 527
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 678
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 732
110% 734 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 105%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 400
Reflection 382
Parallax 399
124% 393 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 410
Splatting 248
129% 295 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 127%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 406
Mixed 412
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 46.6
180% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 109
136% 243 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 114%
Great: 123%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
79GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 143
Write 97.8
Mixed 136
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.25
95% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$117
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.3
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 24.4
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 89%
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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 10,829 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,149
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $360Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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