Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 86.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive239% 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.
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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 05 '22 at 17:15
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Memory 94.5
1-Core 127
2-Core 241
90% 154 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 687
71% 557 Pts
64-Core 664
45% 664 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 516.59
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
61.3% Good
Lighting 76
Reflection 80.1
Parallax 73.2
61% 76.4 fps
MRender 70.4
Gravity 76.6
Splatting 71
61% 72.7 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB (2019)-$84
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 636 489 514 501 491 494 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 1,725
Write 1,936
Mixed 1,547
SusWrite 521
322% 1,432 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 215
4K Mixed 83.1
299% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,067
DQ Write 995
DQ Mixed 894
708% 985 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 239%
Great: 237%
ROG ESD-S1C 2TB
264GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 785 521 149 278 151 154 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 84%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$72
10GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 183 183 201 197 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 240
Write 104
Mixed 102
SusWrite 189
198% 159 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 9.8
4K Mixed 8.2
659% 10.2 MB/s
DQ Read 13.4
DQ Write 9.7
DQ Mixed 9.2
693% 10.8 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G4D32AET4K.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
80.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 22.7
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 31.6
SC Mixed 24.9
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Builds (Compare 1,061 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $481

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,399
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