Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateJan 11 '18 at 21:04
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i7-7700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 519
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 547
122% 538 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 749
112% 747 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (164 fps cap detected)
61.1% Good
Lighting 164
Reflection 164
Parallax 164
51% 164 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 163
Splatting 164
69% 164 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
222GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 401
Mixed 416
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 41.1
184% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 104
130% 231 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 114%
Great: 116%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB-$31
208GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 103
Write 111
Mixed 114
83% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.45
115% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.2% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 20.2
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 23.8
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.2%
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 11,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,342
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