Asus Maximus IV Extreme

Performance Results

Gaming 79%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 55%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics85.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV Extreme  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110328
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 20:25
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-2600K-$145
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
76.4% Very good
1-Core 120
2-Core 240
85% 180 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 608
67% 520 Pts
64-Core 622
42% 622 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
EVGA(3842 6278) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2007 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Lighting 345
Reflection 302
Parallax 318
88% 322 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 315
Splatting 243
82% 256 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$32
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900J13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 455 464 188 153 155 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 417
Write 413
Mixed 393
SusWrite 314
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 43.6
160% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 196
177% 265 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 97%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$20
375GB free
Firmware: 20.01H20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 112 113 113 112 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
32.9% Below average
Read 2.2
Write 114
Mixed 1.2
SusWrite 112
41% 57.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 18.6
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Maximus IV Extreme Builds (Compare 1,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 48%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV Extreme

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $649
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