Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive71.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '18 at 12:49
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 707
79% 609 Pts
64-Core 706
47% 706 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.24
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 430
Reflection 400
Parallax 454
113% 428 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 411
Splatting 259
110% 305 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$25
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0125A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 514
Write 325
Mixed 269
81% 369 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 15.8
104% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 26.7
DQ Mixed 16.4
16% 25 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 114%
Adata SU800 3TB
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
103% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 165
Mixed 161
130% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.25
92% 0.91 MB/s
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
840GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 161
Write 115
Mixed 102
94% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.25
96% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 36.4
MC Mixed 26.8
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 29.9
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.5%
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 2,985 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,233
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