Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.4% 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)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 11 '17 at 23:31
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 142
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 465
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 703
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 765
113% 756 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2036 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Lighting 257
Reflection 219
Parallax 232
77% 236 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 233
Splatting 183
82% 190 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$230
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 496
Write 259
Mixed 276
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 24.9
113% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 18.7
69% 155 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
842GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 111
Write 103
Mixed 105
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.19
93% 1 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$195
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 33.2
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 45.1
SC Mixed 32.4
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
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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 2,158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,298
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i7-7700K $300AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $58HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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