Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 93.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics173% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive121% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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)
Memory60.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 17 '17 at 17:09
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 460
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 737
MC Mixed 704
105% 700 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$515
EVGA(3842 6386) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 2025 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Lighting 678
Reflection 399
Parallax 470
177% 516 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 427
Splatting 256
126% 308 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 173%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
752GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 429
Mixed 512
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 33.4
146% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 217
198% 304 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 106%
Great: 124%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
477GB free
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 2,120
Write 1,289
Mixed 1,656
374% 1,688 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 53.7
199% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 585
DQ Write 419
DQ Mixed 241
251% 415 MB/s
Poor: 151%
This bench: 247%
Great: 272%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$230
374GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 414
Mixed 507
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 56.9
196% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 145
160% 269 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 121%
Great: 123%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$260
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 91% Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3466 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3466 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 44.3
MC Mixed 34.9
114% 39.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 49.2
SC Mixed 34.2
102% 35.6 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 112%
Great: 115%
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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 713 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $481

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,691
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