Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive185% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory22.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateNov 11 '19 at 09:19
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
1-Core 140
2-Core 254
94% 197 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 670
71% 554 Pts
64-Core 686
46% 686 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
64.7% Good
Lighting 251
Reflection 210
Parallax 220
66% 227 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 237
Splatting 185
65% 196 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 750 Series NVMe PCIe 400GB-$250
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0135 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 791 672 656 494 435 505 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
185% Outstanding
Read 965
Write 941
Mixed 501
SusWrite 592
168% 750 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 50.5
205% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,290
DQ Write 871
DQ Mixed 917
728% 1,026 MB/s
Poor: 132%
This bench: 185%
Great: 229%
ST3000DM001-1ER166 2TB
300GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 365 304 246 222 206 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 498
Write 448
Mixed 401
SusWrite 292
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53.3
186% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 362
272% 362 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.2% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 23
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 24
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 117%
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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 1,568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,400
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