Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive112% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory23 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime6 Days
Run DateFeb 17 '17 at 18:10
Run Duration233 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$320
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
112% 139 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 496
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 756
112% 750 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
Asus(1043 8594) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 461
Reflection 416
Parallax 435
135% 438 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 446
Splatting 265
124% 315 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 137%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$165
83GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 400
Mixed 419
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 50.3
197% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 48.9
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 29.8
63% 121 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 112%
Great: 117%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$110
44GB free
Firmware: 501ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
74% Very good
Read 511
Write 157
Mixed 227
65% 298 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 15.4
142% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 15.3
31% 58.7 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74%
Great: 77%
Kingston HyperX 120GB
25GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 509
Write 137
Mixed 196
61% 281 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 15.5
138% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 15.5
31% 59.1 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 73%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$68
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 171
Write 132
Mixed 139
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.27
107% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 87%
Great: 86%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB-$59
243GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 104
Write 102
Mixed 105
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.4
99% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$42
84GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
29% Poor
Read 51
Write 49.7
Mixed 63.8
42% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.23
75% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 29%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.4
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 31.4
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 43.9
SC Mixed 31
93% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
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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 894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $454

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,684
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