Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 91%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics82% 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 Drive83.7% 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
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJun 09 '17 at 00:52
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
91% Outstanding
1-Core 133
2-Core 265
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 522
72% 523 Pts
64-Core 515
34% 515 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1553 MHz, MLim: 1802 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
82% Excellent
Lighting 333
Reflection 297
Parallax 342
87% 324 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 304
Splatting 214
82% 239 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$120
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 455
Write 413
Mixed 432
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 18.4
127% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 23
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 18.2
32% 58.2 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 102%
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$196
0GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 510
Write 314
Mixed 279
81% 368 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 9.69
99% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 32.2
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 9.41
45% 94.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 94%
Toshiba MK3265GSX H 320GB
298GB free
Firmware: GJ001Q Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
50% Above average
Read 84.2
Write 90
Mixed 85.5
65% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.32
87% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 50%
Great: 50%
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Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO Builds (Compare 19,541 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,213
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