Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 84.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 21:36
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-6700-$265
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 406
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 621
92% 616 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Asus(1043 854B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 319
Reflection 289
Parallax 324
99% 311 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 298
Splatting 214
103% 238 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 256GB-$155
89GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 122% Great: 229%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
612GB free
Firmware: MS2OA7L0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 155
Write 146
Mixed 159
116% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.18
83% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.6
MC Write 40.4
MC Mixed 29.2
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 33.1
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
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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: $1,680
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