Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 98.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics117% 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 Drive305% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
5 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 22:04
Run Duration201 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 156
2-Core 301
104% 185 Pts
4-Core 539
8-Core 786
86% 663 Pts
64-Core 781
52% 781 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 144
Reflection 152
Parallax 141
116% 146 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 148
Splatting 126
117% 134 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 117%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1275 1176 1132 1077 991 914 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,527
Write 1,248
Mixed 846
SusWrite 1094
316% 1,429 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 71.4
265% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 1,294
DQ Write 1,207
DQ Mixed 1,062
849% 1,188 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 305%
Great: 347%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$124
155GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,720
Write 2,034
Mixed 1460
458% 2,071 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 209
4K Mixed 84.9
314% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 1,474
DQ Write 1,293
DQ Mixed 1,373
1,032% 1,380 MB/s
Poor: 226% Great: 395%
Samsung 860 EVO 1TB
215GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 470 474 474 471 474 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 477
Write 464
Mixed 396
SusWrite 472
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 65.8
216% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 363
273% 364 MB/s
Poor: 86% Great: 132%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
44GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 461 451 443 329 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 485
Mixed 445
SusWrite 388
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 59.2
207% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 363
273% 366 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 124%
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 @ 3470 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 41.4
MC Write 44
MC Mixed 33.5
113% 39.6 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 49.7
SC Mixed 35.5
105% 36.7 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 113%
Great: 121%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,229
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