Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 79.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics129% 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 Drive118% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory54.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 26 '20 at 18:17
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$250
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Memory 93
1-Core 109
2-Core 200
80% 134 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 463
55% 415 Pts
64-Core 474
32% 474 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
129% Outstanding
Lighting 163
Reflection 184
Parallax 181
135% 176 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 177
Splatting 116
73% 137 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 129%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 302 305 298 287 297 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 906
Write 771
Mixed 554
SusWrite 301
141% 633 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 42.3
147% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 456
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 255
229% 348 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 118%
Great: 379%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
480GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 170 169 169 170 171 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 96.3
Mixed 76
SusWrite 168
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU64GX4M4C3200C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 28.8
91% 32 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 26.9
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 144%

 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 1,050 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,149
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