Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.1% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV Extreme-Z  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:51
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i5-2500K-$246
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
75.4% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 389
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 372
MC Float 398
MC Mixed 368
57% 379 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
CLim: 1605 MHz, MLim: 1977 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Lighting 215
Reflection 195
Parallax 216
66% 209 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 205
Splatting 138
74% 172 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$55
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 365 381 398 397 398 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 431
Write 385
Mixed 363
SusWrite 373
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 10.1
61% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 39.3
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 58.5
48% 66.6 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 124%
OCZ Trion 150 480GB-$130
205GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 318 216 273 284 277 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 472
Mixed 387
SusWrite 290
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 36.3
134% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 196
188% 294 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 17.4
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 72%
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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 730 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $685
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