Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics111% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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 (68th 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 436
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 731
MC Mixed 681
102% 679 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 91%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$270
PowerColor(148C 2388) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1590 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 293
Reflection 232
Parallax 493
113% 339 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 304
Splatting 284
109% 257 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 111%
Great: 126%
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 (84th 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: 56%
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 (82nd 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: 63%
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 (66th 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: 61%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA Builds (Compare 2,489 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: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,226
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