Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 89.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics42.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive130% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display3780 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 02 '19 at 19:30
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$312
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
96% 205 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 813
83% 656 Pts
64-Core 811
54% 811 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Gigabyte(1458 36AC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
42.5% Average
Lighting 144
Reflection 120
Parallax 130
43% 131 fps
MRender 81
Gravity 125
Splatting 85.2
42% 97.2 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 372 372 373 374 373 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 482
Write 461
Mixed 403
SusWrite 378
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 68
230% 82.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 130%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4DFD824A.M16FE 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
46.7% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 13.1
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 15.2
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Builds (Compare 1,401 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $459

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,708
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