Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 92.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics157% 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 Drive83.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit kleuren, 2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 10 '18 at 18:24
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 465
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 622
MC Float 706
MC Mixed 673
100% 667 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 697
Reflection 398
Parallax 445
187% 513 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 426
Splatting 253
135% 308 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 157%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC02.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 512
Write 339
Mixed 434
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 12.8
101% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 11.6
88% 203 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 103%
Corsair Neutron XTi 960GB-$352
24GB free
Firmware: SAFC02.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 514
Write 471
Mixed 501
111% 495 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 13.7
108% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24.4
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 55.5
76% 129 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$21
397GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 125
Write 127
Mixed 112
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.66
125% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$31
104GB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 91.8
Write 87.3
Mixed 89.2
67% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.48
110% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 31.4
102% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 29.5
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
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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 1,825 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 - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,134
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