Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics28% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive76.4% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 07 '17 at 18:27
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 449
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 726
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 785
115% 770 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6950-$290
PwrHis(1787 2010) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
28% Poor
Lighting 100
Reflection 61.6
Parallax 85.7
29% 82.5 fps
MRender 47.1
Gravity 73.7
Splatting 70.9
27% 63.9 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 28%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
110GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 381
Write 333
Mixed 345
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 19.9
121% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 19.9
46% 89.9 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 95%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$99
323GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 123
Write 110
Mixed 119
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.23
93% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 85%
WD WD5000AACS-00ZUB0 500GB
91GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
26.7% Poor
Read 48.4
Write 44.1
Mixed 49.5
36% 47.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.27
93% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$189
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.3
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 26.8
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 26
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 103%
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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 8,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,248
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