Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 Drive321% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 19:17
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 157
2-Core 310
106% 188 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 772
83% 648 Pts
64-Core 786
53% 786 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 144
Reflection 150
Parallax 140
116% 145 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 147
Splatting 125
116% 132 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1415 1577 1578 1552 1550 1614 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
321% Outstanding
Read 2,259
Write 1,175
Mixed 896
SusWrite 1,548
327% 1,470 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 76.8
270% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,303
DQ Write 1,092
DQ Mixed 1,143
871% 1,179 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 321%
Great: 352%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$130
181GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,530
Write 2,114
Mixed 1,325
441% 1,990 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 214
4K Mixed 88.3
320% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,479
DQ Write 1,355
DQ Mixed 1,400
1,055% 1,411 MB/s
Poor: 216% Great: 396%
Samsung 860 EVO 1TB
58GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 213 180 185 176 172 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 483
Write 449
Mixed 370
SusWrite 233
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 66.9
220% 78.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 86% Great: 132%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$137
42GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 464 443 440 443 451 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 462
Mixed 429
SusWrite 452
103% 459 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 61.5
210% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 363
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 129%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3466 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3604 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 42.7
MC Write 45.9
MC Mixed 35
118% 41.2 GB/s
SC Read 25.7
SC Write 51.5
SC Mixed 36.2
108% 37.8 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 117%
Great: 120%

 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 1,550 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: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,281
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