Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive233% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory24.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime2 Days
Run DateNov 13 '18 at 00:21
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-7700K-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 444
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 735
MC Mixed 712
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.9% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 182
Parallax 196
64% 198 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 205
Splatting 164
74% 173 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$277
286GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1020 690 663 638 609 587 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 1,870
Write 1636
Mixed 776
SusWrite 701
277% 1,246 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 61.8
213% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,287
DQ Write 947
DQ Mixed 905
734% 1,046 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 233%
Great: 298%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
72.7% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22.3
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 28.4
SC Mixed 23.6
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 159%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA Builds (Compare 2,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,223
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