Compatible Components (from 3,130 PCs)

Popular components in PC builds with the Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA Motherboard.

Best Build (Edit with custom PC builder) Based on the most popular components from 3,130 user systems.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,220

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 3,130)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
Game
Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 14 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 148 139 101  96  197  247  75  109 $1,829
ESP-User, 9 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 146 153 102  93  186  316  100  100 $1,609
ESP-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 140 138 96  85  180  302  105  66 $1,509
USA-User, 10 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 139 142 96  90  178  318  -  97 $1,897
USA-User, 15 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Above average UFO - 138 123 86  87  186  240  -  77 $1,799
USA-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Very good UFO - 141 142 94  88  180  346  -  122 $1,648
USA-User, 15 months ago.Core i5-6600K, RTX 2080-Ti Above average UFO - 139 127 74  93  181  218  86  104 $1,432
DEU-User, 11 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Good UFO - 138 118 88  79  184  251  117  100 $1,487
USA-User, 12 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 2080-Ti Average UFO - 139 140 93  80  179  338  78  106 $1,628

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $218Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $42
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $356Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $224
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $653SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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