Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z

Performance Results

Gaming 60%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 53%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.9% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV Extreme-Z  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110701
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 05 '18 at 19:49
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i7-2600K-$343
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 402
90% 394 Pts
MC Int 577
MC Float 616
MC Mixed 613
90% 602 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (164 fps cap detected)
61% Good
Lighting 164
Reflection 164
Parallax 164
51% 164 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 164
Splatting 164
69% 164 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 61%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
190GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 396
Mixed 409
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 40.5
166% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 44.5
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 27.2
34% 58.1 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 116%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 117
Write 126
Mixed 107
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 3.56
4K Mixed 0.32
117% 1.41 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 108%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
793GB free, PID a202
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
13.1% Very poor
Read 23.9
Write 21.4
Mixed 12.6
24% 19.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.2
63% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
59.4% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 18.2
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 18.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Maximus IV Extreme-Z Builds (Compare 636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 49%

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $863
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