Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.4% 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 Drive93% 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 30 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '18 at 14:51
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$321
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 551
123% 541 Pts
MC Int 720
MC Float 822
MC Mixed 784
116% 776 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 109%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.1.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 169
Parallax 321
82% 241 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 189
Splatting 192
72% 172 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS250G32TND-N1A2A 250GB
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 334
Mixed 356
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 25.7
129% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 25.2
94% 211 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 93%
Great: 97%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$74
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 170
Mixed 159
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.22
89% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
462GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 155
Write 135
Mixed 138
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.51
4K Mixed 0.34
118% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 31.9
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 32
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 104%
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 12,938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,254
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