Compatible Components (from 1,551 PCs)

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

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Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,281

 User benchmarks for this motherboard (9 of 1,551)

Real-world benchmarks submit by owners of this motherboard.

Status
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Desk
Work
CPU
GPU
SSD
HDD
RAM
Price
USA-User, 8 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3090 Good UFO - 194 100 162  91  216  232  104  111 $2,280
CAN-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3090 Very good UFO - 234 99 198  94  255  186  -  109 $2,201
USA-User, 9 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3090 Above average UFO - 166 97 141  87  191  322  -  99 $1,960
USA-User, 3 months ago.Core i7-6700K, HD 530 (Desktop Skylake) Very good UFO - 221 98 185  89  253  238  288  96 $2,100
USA-User, 9 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Good UFO - 177 95 151  89  201  108  -  101 $1,470
USA-User, 6 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3090 Above average UFO - 203 93 166  88  238  142  -  76 $2,050
USA-User, 9 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3090 Above average UFO - 195 99 170  89  223  268  -  95 $2,480
USA-User, 5 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3090 Above average UFO - 196 92 164  84  237  233  -  92 $2,129
USA-User, 4 months ago.Core i7-6700K, RTX 3080 Excellent UFO - 194 95 161  89  222  130  -  100 $1,470

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Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
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