Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics47.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63.4% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 25 '16 at 21:39
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 710
81% 618 Pts
64-Core 710
48% 710 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.11.4
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
47.4% Average
Lighting 212
Reflection 164
Parallax 269
56% 215 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 170
Splatting 186
47% 162 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ RevoDrive 3 PCIe 240GB-$600
177GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 394
Write 219
Mixed 240
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 19.7
123% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 61
95% 181 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 76%
OCZ RevoDrive 3 PCIe 240GB-$600
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 350
Write 177
Mixed 178
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 9.84
104% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 42.5
77% 154 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 76%
WD WD10EVDS-63N5B1 1TB
553GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 87.1
Write 75.8
Mixed 83.9
62% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.21
73% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905622-057.A00G 9905622-057.A00G 9905622-057.A00G 9905678-024.A00G 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
76.5% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 23.2
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31.3
SC Mixed 23.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 77%
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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 19,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,105
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