Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics83.4% 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 Drive91.1% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 11:42
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 235
88% 184 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 642
69% 539 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-56-$320
PowerColor(148C 2388) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Lighting 293
Reflection 232
Parallax 493
85% 339 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 304
Splatting 284
82% 257 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteon LCH-256V2S 256GB
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FC82202
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 244 193 200 220 220 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 284
Mixed 274
SusWrite 221
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 40.2
149% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 199
173% 256 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 97%
Seagate ST2000DX001-SSHD-8GB 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC61
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 204 202 204 204 205 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 177
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 204
102% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
362% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 28.8
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 31
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
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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 2,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,215
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