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ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review

By: Steven Bassiri | Socket LGA 1150/1151 in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 5, 2015 2:54 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: ASUS

System IO Benchmarks


Anvil SATA6G:




Anvil M.2:





DiskBench USB 3.0:




ixChariot Network Throughput:




IO Performance is solid, I was pretty impressed by the M.2 speeds.


Audio RMAA 5.5:


I disable all audio features, set the correct bitrates, and then test the audio with a loopback test.




Sound Judgment by Ear: Excellent audio capabilities, I really like the DAC and the boost from the amplifier is also noticeable. There are 5 ratings for audio: 1. Problems, 2. Okay, 3. Acceptable, 4. Very good, 5. Excellent

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