Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive80.5% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:06
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$348
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 557
QC Mixed 504
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 710
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 762
113% 757 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 389
Reflection 362
Parallax 382
120% 378 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 380
Splatting 238
123% 282 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 122%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X400 512GB-$178
189GB free
Firmware: X4120000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 489
Write 212
Mixed 274
71% 325 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 17.6
76% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 26.5
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 37.2
48% 79.8 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 104%
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Read 515
Write 503
Mixed 498
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 12.7
83% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 16
42% 83.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 103%
WD WD2003FYPS-27W9B 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 04.05G11 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 104
Write 91
Mixed 85.2
70% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.37
120% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51.8% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 20.4
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 12.5
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 103%
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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 1,946 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,192
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