Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. 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 67.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics77.1% 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 Drive45.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
15 months ago, 15 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory16.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJun 25 '20 at 23:44
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$301
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
67.9% Good
Memory 87.9
1-Core 138
2-Core 137
78% 121 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 402
42% 331 Pts
64-Core 384
26% 384 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
77.1% Very good
Lighting 99
Reflection 107
Parallax 97.7
80% 101 fps
MRender 88.1
Gravity 92
Splatting 77.7
74% 85.9 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$37
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 54 67 52 57 64 MB/s
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
45.4% Average
Read 239
Write 218
Mixed 12.8
SusWrite 66.8
30% 134 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 14
89% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 0.2
35% 86.5 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 87%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: EB01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 112 114 114 113 117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 69.5
Write 95
Mixed 56.5
SusWrite 114
62% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 69%
WD WD7500AYYS-01RCA0 750GB
698GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 90 90 91 91 91 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
51% Above average
Read 86.8
Write 87
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 90.5
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 51%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
67.9% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 22.5
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 18.4
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 123%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Builds (Compare 810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $481

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,576
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HDDRAMUSB
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