Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 99.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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.
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 VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 16:44
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 508
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 654
MC Float 745
MC Mixed 704
105% 701 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 300
Parallax 316
98% 311 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 295
Splatting 233
105% 245 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD Smartbuy 60GB
39GB free
Firmware: S8FM08.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 33% Great: 65%
Seagate Constellation ES.3 2TB-$70
161GB free
Firmware: SN04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 98.6
Write 96.5
Mixed 92.4
72% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.37
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.57
159% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 99%
Hitachi HTS547564A9E384 640GB
55GB free
Firmware: JEDOA50A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Read 46.6
Write 51.5
Mixed 46.4
36% 48.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.19
63% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$206
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
83.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 25.5
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.1
74% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 104%
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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 954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 113%
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Workstation
Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $235

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,908
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