Asus Maximus IV Extreme

Performance Results

Gaming 53%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 55%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 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 87.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics49.7% 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 Drive116% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV Extreme  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121001
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '19 at 23:41
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 i7-2600K-$450
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 120
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 435
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 587
MC Float 608
MC Mixed 610
90% 602 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
Asus(1043 83F7) 2GB
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
49.7% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 108
Parallax 175
47% 140 fps
MRender 110
Gravity 156
Splatting 89.6
52% 119 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 240GB
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 263 272 258 262 270 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 928
Write 278
Mixed 341
SusWrite 266
99% 453 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 42.8
165% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 213
177% 253 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 116%
Great: 143%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$85
2TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 146 147 149 150 148 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 154
Write 132
Mixed 87
SusWrite 148
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMT8GX3M2B2133C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 23.8
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 22.9
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 44.2
90% 44.2 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 83%
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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 IV Extreme Builds (Compare 1,010 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 49%

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV Extreme

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $924
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