Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 90.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics45.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive264% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 31 '17 at 17:19
Run Duration199 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 433
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 707
105% 701 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
Asus(1043 83F6) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
45.3% Average
Lighting 124
Reflection 97.5
Parallax 157
42% 126 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 142
Splatting 79.8
48% 109 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$590
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
264% Outstanding
Read 2,167
Write 1,427
Mixed 1,506
376% 1,700 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 58.4
230% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 527
DQ Write 385
DQ Mixed 212
224% 375 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 264%
Great: 275%
Kingston HyperX 240GB-$266
190GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 504
Write 221
Mixed 310
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 21.8
146% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 82
104% 183 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 87%
WD VelociRaptor 1TB-$268
886GB free
Firmware: 04.06A00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 188
Mixed 183
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 1.85
4K Write 4.63
4K Mixed 0.44
212% 2.3 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB-$52
416GB free
Firmware: D005DEM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 72.1
Write 69.9
Mixed 67.3
52% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 0.88
4K Mixed 0.39
75% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 43%
Seagate ST3320820AS 320GB-$28
251GB free
Firmware: 3.CHL Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Read 68.7
Write 69.7
Mixed 70.6
53% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.31
92% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C14 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 31.9
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 42.2
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
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 EXTREME Builds (Compare 1,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $459

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,973
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