Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 156%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 99.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics115% 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 Drive350% 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)
Memory60 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 06:14
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 503
QC Mixed 484
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 748
109% 731 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1705 MHz, MLim: 1904 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 379
Reflection 345
Parallax 378
117% 367 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 344
Splatting 217
114% 261 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 115%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$198
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1964 1986 1997 1992 2017 2018 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
350% Outstanding
Read 2,598
Write 2,106
Mixed 1,456
SusWrite 1,996
457% 2,039 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 78
267% 95.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,022
DQ Write 845
DQ Mixed 919
692% 929 MB/s
Poor: 225%
This bench: 350%
Great: 388%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
433GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 481 480 479 482 480 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 478
Mixed 384
SusWrite 479
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 47.6
167% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 355
269% 361 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB-$585
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 32.6
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 30.6
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 103%
Great: 134%
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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%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $459

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,790
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