Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 95.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics29.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive228% 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
16 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 11 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory29.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 18:59
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User DZA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$349
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Memory 94.7
1-Core 141
2-Core 243
93% 160 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 749
82% 636 Pts
64-Core 752
50% 752 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1793 MHz, MLim: 2069 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.11
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.6% Poor
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 1.6
Parallax 88.7
5% 32.2 fps
MRender 76
Gravity 71.2
Splatting 64.4
58% 70.5 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 29.6%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme ADATA SX8200PNP 1TB
864GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 32A0T54B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1175 1166 983 1171 1407 1277 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 2,291
Write 1,008
Mixed 1,258
SusWrite 1,196
319% 1,438 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 55.8
178% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 159
118% 157 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 228%
Great: 349%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$70
932GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 142 148 148 152 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 122
Write 87.5
Mixed 47.6
SusWrite 148
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
92% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 87%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$70
932GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 132 134 135 137 135 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 158
Write 96.8
Mixed 90.9
SusWrite 135
89% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$30
154GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 187 192 192 196 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 177
Mixed 74.3
SusWrite 192
116% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Avexir DDR4-2800 CL15 8GB 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 28.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 38.9
SC Mixed 28.7
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 76%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 133%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Builds (Compare 685 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $481

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,750
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