Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics58% 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 Drive261% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 25 '21 at 22:49
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Memory 90.8
1-Core 142
2-Core 284
97% 172 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 759
83% 641 Pts
64-Core 761
51% 761 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$340
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
58% Above average
Lighting 76.1
Reflection 77.2
Parallax 95.5
62% 82.9 fps
MRender 67.8
Gravity 67
Splatting 47
54% 60.6 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$391
304GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1251 955 936 913 934 820 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 2121
Write 1,438
Mixed 879
SusWrite 968
300% 1,351 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 68.1
261% 99.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,271
DQ Write 405
DQ Mixed 446
431% 707 MB/s
Poor: 150%
This bench: 261%
Great: 276%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
930GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 489 487 492 492 492 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 492
Mixed 469
SusWrite 487
111% 491 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 62.6
213% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 133%
Great: 134%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 110 112 112 112 112 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 147
Write 139
Mixed 95
SusWrite 111
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3333 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
76.7% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.6
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 31.2
SC Mixed 24.6
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Builds (Compare 659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $481

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,700
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