Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 Drive86.5% 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)
Memory12 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 06:31
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 532
QC Float 529
QC Mixed 498
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 805
MC Mixed 762
113% 759 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 359
Parallax 380
120% 377 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 377
Splatting 237
123% 281 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 122%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X400 512GB-$204
201GB free
Firmware: X4120000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.1% Average
Read 260
Write 178
Mixed 180
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 9.44
62% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 8.72
46% 107 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 105%
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 522
Write 505
Mixed 503
114% 510 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 13.6
84% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 15.9
72% 161 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 103%
WD WD2003FYPS-27W9B 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 04.05G11 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 102
Write 92.2
Mixed 85.9
70% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.3
108% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 62%
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 (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.4% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 19.9
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 13.8
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 52.4%
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 1,916 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 - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,191
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HDDRAMUSB
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