Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics172% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 03:18
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i7-6700K-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
94% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 459
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 748
MC Mixed 715
106% 708 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 94%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 360C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 584
Reflection 519
Parallax 599
182% 567 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 562
Splatting 286
165% 370 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 172%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD40EFRX-68N32N0 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: 82.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 166
Mixed 149
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.27
116% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 101%
WD WD1003FZEX-00K3C 1TB
655GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 178
Mixed 157
130% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.32
123% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 101%
WD WD2003FZEX-00Z4S 2TB
202GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 115
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.97
4K Mixed 0.24
109% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$116
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
69.5% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 19.5
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 21.5
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 80%
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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 1,909 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 - $213

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,205
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