Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics96.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 13:04
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-6700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 450
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 723
MC Mixed 666
100% 669 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Lighting 311
Reflection 283
Parallax 319
97% 305 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 284
Splatting 193
96% 222 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 447 455 462 465 442 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 450
Mixed 356
SusWrite 453
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 43.9
156% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 345
264% 357 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 112%
Great: 125%
Crucial MX200 500GB-$180
409GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 441 449 452 455 455 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 420
Write 437
Mixed 303
SusWrite 450
91% 402 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 39.4
143% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 155
158% 252 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
275GB free
Firmware: 01.01V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 125 127 127 128 127 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 110
Write 107
Mixed 105
SusWrite 127
83% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C17 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 42.9
MC Write 45.6
MC Mixed 36.9
119% 41.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 45.5
SC Mixed 32.1
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 116%
Great: 123%
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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 1,751 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,156
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HDDRAMUSB
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