Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 98.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive77.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 11:26
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 503
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 500
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 737
MC Mixed 707
104% 699 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 405
Parallax 426
135% 425 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 421
Splatting 262
136% 310 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 135%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$29
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0125A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 517
Write 322
Mixed 165
73% 335 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 22.1
120% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 31.9
DQ Write 49.6
DQ Mixed 11.6
17% 31 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
274GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Read 156
Write 129
Mixed 128
103% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.3
83% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$147
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
97% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 27.1
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 39.6
SC Mixed 31.3
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 97%
Great: 105%
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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 1,735 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,195
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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