Asus MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 122%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.3% 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 Drive249% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:12
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 i5-8600K-$245
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
122% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 157
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 601
QC Float 650
QC Mixed 624
142% 625 Pts
MC Int 899
MC Float 945
MC Mixed 930
138% 924 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 122%
Great: 117%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 208
Parallax 220
72% 223 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 219
Splatting 171
78% 181 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$337
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 887 887 882 886 863 856 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 2,072
Write 895
Mixed 687
SusWrite 877
250% 1,133 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 206
4K Mixed 63.5
272% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1050
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 372
356% 581 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 249%
Great: 242%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
94% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 29.5
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 28.8
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 94%
Great: 99%
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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 IMPACT Builds (Compare 571 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 IMPACT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,052
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