Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
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 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 89.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.44% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive219% 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)
Memory60.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '17 at 06:09
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 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 i7-6700K-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 434
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 730
MC Mixed 684
103% 687 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
9.44% Terrible
Lighting 24.1
Reflection 30.4
Parallax 25.2
8% 26.6 fps
MRender 22.8
Gravity 20.8
Splatting 37.8
11% 27.1 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.44%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
262GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
219% Outstanding
Read 1,834
Write 1,031
Mixed 1,386
314% 1,417 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 54.5
197% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 596
DQ Write 381
DQ Mixed 265
258% 414 MB/s
Poor: 118%
This bench: 219%
Great: 243%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$290
5.5TB 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: 87% Great: 132%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$134
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 153
Write 155
Mixed 140
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.54
4K Mixed 0.29
112% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 96%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$134
3.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 141
Write 147
Mixed 141
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.29
115% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x16GB-$530
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 29.2
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 41.2
SC Mixed 25.8
82% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 143%
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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 710 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $1,219
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