Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive124% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:02
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i5-6600K-$216
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
78% Very good
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 109
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 401
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 399
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 424
63% 418 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Asus(1043 854A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Lighting 229
Reflection 200
Parallax 214
69% 214 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 205
Splatting 159
74% 172 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$75
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 464 300 292 292 292 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 456
Mixed 432
SusWrite 346
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 64.9
217% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 360
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 124%
Great: 129%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$290
237GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 300 305 313 313 311 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 324
Write 281
Mixed 310
SusWrite 307
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 41.5
143% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 142
134% 208 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 116%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$64
858GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 88 90 90 89 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 87.6
Write 82.7
Mixed 65.6
SusWrite 89.2
60% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 57%
Hitachi HTS725050A9A360 500GB
301GB free
Firmware: PC4OC71E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 83 82 83 84 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 96.2
Write 91
Mixed 49.4
SusWrite 82.6
58% 79.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 58%
Hitachi HDT721032SLA380 320GB
119GB free
Firmware: ST2OA31B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 89 89 86 88 88 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 85.7
Write 79.7
Mixed 44
SusWrite 84.6
54% 73.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
105% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 57%
WD Elements 25A3 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 120 120 120 120 120 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 136
Write 118
Mixed 106
SusWrite 120
161% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
102% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G4D26AFEA.16FAD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 28.4
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 23.5
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 97%
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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 ALPHA Builds (Compare 2,151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $204

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,329
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