Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive65.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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-Z  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateNov 25 '20 at 00:54
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600K-$349
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Memory 97.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 242
90% 154 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 615
67% 519 Pts
64-Core 628
42% 628 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Lighting 68.7
Reflection 72.7
Parallax 87.6
56% 76.3 fps
MRender 63.7
Gravity 59.4
Splatting 44.8
48% 56 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba A100 120GB
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFA10.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 67 5.1 3.4 93 53 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 493
Write 79.3
Mixed 110
SusWrite 49.3
39% 183 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 27.7
113% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 64.6
DQ Mixed 93.1
93% 158 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 87%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$60
300GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 334 337 337 339 338 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 372
Write 330
Mixed 328
SusWrite 337
77% 342 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 61.4
205% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 221
191% 283 MB/s
Poor: 96%
This bench: 113%
Great: 211%
LB M3 1T SSD 1TB
518GB free
Firmware: 907XKR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 81 13 80 81 15 MB/s
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.9% Average
Read 261
Write 231
Mixed 236
SusWrite 59.8
44% 197 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 12.7
110% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 10.8
DQ Mixed 0.7
21% 55.7 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 85%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$28
393GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 141 147 146 146 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 153
Write 155
Mixed 38.9
SusWrite 142
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
137% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
75.5% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 24
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 22.4
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 46.6
86% 46.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Maximus IV Extreme-Z Builds (Compare 516 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $675
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