Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics107% 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 Drive100% 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.
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
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory23.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160302
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateOct 17 '17 at 20:12
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User MLT-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
81.4% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 222
85% 176 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 680
71% 557 Pts
64-Core 664
45% 664 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 420
Reflection 390
Parallax 411
110% 407 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 401
Splatting 254
107% 299 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 400
Mixed 416
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 29.1
164% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 48.6
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 29.1
63% 120 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 100%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
171GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 117
Write 106
Mixed 105
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.33
118% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.5% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 23.3
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 23.3
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 113%
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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 3,304 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,229
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $150Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
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Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $505Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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