Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics35.2% 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 Drive88.1% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151001
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateJan 22 '17 at 14:58
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 125
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 489
QC Mixed 471
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 628
MC Float 719
MC Mixed 691
102% 679 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Lighting 112
Reflection 69.4
Parallax 136
37% 106 fps
MRender 53.8
Gravity 103
Splatting 75.8
34% 77.6 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SUV300S37A480G 480GB
367GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.G Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 482
Write 471
Mixed 484
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 13.7
87% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 63.7
123% 246 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
720GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 159
Mixed 149
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.33
4K Write 2.64
4K Mixed 0.28
136% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 41
MC Write 42
MC Mixed 32.4
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 41.8
SC Mixed 26.3
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
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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%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $139

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