Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 92.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.51% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive42.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
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)
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151110
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 17:07
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$339
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 448
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 753
MC Mixed 716
106% 710 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4285
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
9.51% Terrible
Lighting 24.1
Reflection 31.1
Parallax 25.8
8% 27 fps
MRender 22.4
Gravity 21.3
Splatting 38.1
11% 27.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.51%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force GT 120GB-$155
91GB free
Firmware: 5.03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 368
Write 130
Mixed 193
50% 231 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 9.32
65% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 22.9
DQ Write 40.2
DQ Mixed 9.02
13% 24 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
665GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 170
Write 130
Mixed 140
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.18
81% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 107%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$145
120GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 133
Write 92.5
Mixed 100
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.32
4K Mixed 0.34
113% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 11.1
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.9
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 48%
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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 1,048 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $473

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $2,097
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