Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 89.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics94.6% 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 Drive83.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 15:54
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 as expected (41st percentile)
89.5% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 427
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 705
MC Mixed 693
102% 681 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Asus(1043 8550) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1316 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Lighting 310
Reflection 277
Parallax 314
96% 300 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 281
Splatting 175
93% 214 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 480GB-$440
121GB free
Firmware: DC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 479
Write 213
Mixed 244
68% 312 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 21.8
4K Mixed 20.1
87% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 81.9
DQ Mixed 46.1
60% 112 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 65%
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$199
73GB free
Firmware: 501ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 496
Write 263
Mixed 315
79% 358 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 18.7
127% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 52.3
94% 186 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3466 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.7% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 25.1
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 19.6
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 137%
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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 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,593
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