Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics134% 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 Drive166% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 26 '20 at 02:10
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
84.3% Excellent
1-Core 135
2-Core 276
96% 206 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 690
71% 561 Pts
64-Core 707
47% 707 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$800
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 432.0
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 494
Reflection 459
Parallax 544
130% 499 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 521
Splatting 280
135% 350 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 134%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Asgard AN256NVMe-M.2/80 256GB
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0802C0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 577 507 114 153 178 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1,389
Write 907
Mixed 872
SusWrite 275
191% 861 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 35.2
226% 94.8 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 865
DQ Mixed 48.7
202% 435 MB/s
Poor: 99%
This bench: 166%
Great: 202%
General UDisk 32GB
27GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.4 8.5 8.1 9.1 9.2 8.2 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
5.58% Terrible
Read 13.8
Write 3.3
Mixed 4
SusWrite 8.2
8% 7.32 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
28% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.58%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.6% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 19.8
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 21.2
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 104%
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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 3,331 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $233

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,224
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