Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, 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 Drive295% 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.
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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:26
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i7-7700K-$288
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 495
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 757
112% 752 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
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: 382.5
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 350
Reflection 319
Parallax 351
108% 340 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 319
Splatting 200
106% 243 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
334GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
295% Outstanding
Read 2,017
Write 1,724
Mixed 1,604
397% 1,782 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 47
236% 94.5 MB/s
DQ Read 829
DQ Write 920
DQ Mixed 34.7
258% 594 MB/s
Poor: 204%
This bench: 295%
Great: 329%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3866 C18 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 24
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 124%
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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 724 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,690
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HDDRAMUSB
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