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Asus Maximus VIII Hero (Z170) Motherboard Review

3DMark

We used 3DMark‘s ‘Fire Strike Ultra’ benchmark which is designed to be used on high-resolution gaming PCs.

3dmark
Sandra Processor Arithmetic

sandra arith
Sandra Memory Bandwidth

sandra mem
Benchmarks that leverage CPU cores and frequency benefit from the Maximus VIII Hero motherboard’s overclocking capacity with a Skylake i7-6700K CPU. Being able to push the CPU frequency allows worthwhile performance gains to be unlocked.

Opting to support DDR4 memory rather than the DDR3L alternative, Asus’ Maximus VIII Hero unlocks sizeable memory bandwidth gains thanks to DDR4’s significantly higher operating frequency.

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