Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 91.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics171% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151023
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 16:19
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 128
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 448
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 592
MC Float 711
MC Mixed 662
98% 655 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 3605) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Lighting 564
Reflection 514
Parallax 579
176% 552 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 556
Splatting 302
166% 376 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 171%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 750GB-$310
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 202 343 113 131 57 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 413
Mixed 382
SusWrite 170
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 53.8
179% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 136
145% 246 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
711GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 180 181 179 181 181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 156
Mixed 83.8
SusWrite 181
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 33.3
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 43.8
SC Mixed 32.2
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 78%
This bench: 107%
Great: 118%
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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 1,910 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $213

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,205
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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