Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 87.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics85.1% 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 Drive357% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory23.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime7.8 Days
Run DateApr 08 '19 at 18:01
Run Duration255 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Memory 90.2
1-Core 130
2-Core 243
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 453
8-Core 671
72% 562 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Asus(1043 854F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Lighting 108
Reflection 116
Parallax 114
87% 113 fps
MRender 95.6
Gravity 103
Splatting 95.4
82% 98.1 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$144
698GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1811 1999 1683 1524 1500 1520 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
357% Outstanding
Read 2,624
Write 2,430
Mixed 1,904
SusWrite 1,673
484% 2,158 MB/s
4K Read 66.7
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 96
321% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,210
DQ Write 1,019
DQ Mixed 1,100
828% 1,110 MB/s
Poor: 242%
This bench: 357%
Great: 390%
OCZ Vertex 460A 240GB-$177
223GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 446 485 448 485 447 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 484
Mixed 343
SusWrite 466
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 39.7
155% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 275
225% 320 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
233GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,920
Write 7,309
Mixed 7,679
1,775% 7,969 MB/s
4K Read 612
4K Write 282
4K Mixed 350
1,525% 415 MB/s
DQ Read 1,417
DQ Write 938
DQ Mixed 955
772% 1,103 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 123%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 204 201 201 203 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 104
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 200
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
349% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$87
806GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 100 102 102 104 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 104
Write 92.5
Mixed 65.7
SusWrite 102
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 69%
SanDisk Cruzer Edge 16GB
15GB free, PID 556b, cruzer edge 16gb
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3 2.3 4.3 4.7 4.7 4.7 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
7.75% Terrible
Read 14.8
Write 15.2
Mixed 13
SusWrite 3.9
15% 11.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.8
119% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.75%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75.6% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.8
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 129%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Builds (Compare 810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $481

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,594
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