Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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.
Graphics110% 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 Drive277% 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)
Memory59.8 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 08:33
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 532
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 533
122% 537 Pts
MC Int 714
MC Float 812
MC Mixed 764
114% 763 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
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 (90th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 353
Reflection 321
Parallax 387
113% 354 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 321
Splatting 222
108% 250 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$200
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 (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 528
Write 499
Mixed 518
115% 515 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 50.4
185% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 164
175% 290 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 124%
Great: 124%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$328
436GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,313
Write 1,441
Mixed 1,585
394% 1,780 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 59.6
244% 93 MB/s
DQ Read 623
DQ Write 371
DQ Mixed 208
233% 401 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 277%
Great: 275%
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 (59th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 31.3
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 42.2
SC Mixed 29.9
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 100%
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 667 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $481

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,662
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