Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% 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 Drive256% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory57.9 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 15 '18 at 00:37
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 12%

 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-$342
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 131
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 390
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 592
MC Float 721
MC Mixed 666
98% 660 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 333
Reflection 302
Parallax 318
101% 318 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 301
Splatting 236
106% 247 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$297
357GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,583
Write 1,362
Mixed 1,428
394% 1,791 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 51.4
188% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 116
127% 216 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 256%
Great: 295%
WD Black 6TB (2016)-$200
2TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 155
Mixed 145
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 3.68
4K Mixed 0.62
176% 1.75 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB-$899
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 32.5
106% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 46
SC Mixed 32.5
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 105%
Great: 172%
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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 1,178 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $459

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,801
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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