Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive270% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory60.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 07:36
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 549
QC Mixed 531
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 706
MC Float 805
MC Mixed 752
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 317
Parallax 382
111% 349 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 314
Splatting 198
104% 239 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$205
438GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 528
Write 501
Mixed 518
115% 516 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 49
177% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 163
167% 274 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 121%
Great: 124%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$486
437GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
270% Outstanding
Read 2,317
Write 1,432
Mixed 1,601
394% 1,783 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 58.7
231% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 623
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 176
201% 355 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 270%
Great: 272%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$33
57GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 251
Write 120
Mixed 141
195% 170 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 4.53
558% 9.02 MB/s
DQ Read 12.3
DQ Write 11
DQ Mixed 4.62
575% 9.3 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB-$610
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 31.6
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 43.9
SC Mixed 31.4
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 101%
Great: 136%
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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 659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $481

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,750
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HDDRAMUSB
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