Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive255% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory58.7 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 05:49
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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 (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 504
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 748
110% 740 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1683 MHz, MLim: 1848 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 338
Reflection 290
Parallax 287
99% 305 fps
MRender 221
Gravity 345
Splatting 231
115% 266 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$200
432GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 485
Mixed 514
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 47
166% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 130
134% 220 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 114%
Great: 126%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$427
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
255% Outstanding
Read 2,243
Write 1,420
Mixed 1,503
381% 1,722 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 56.1
214% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 140
145% 238 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 255%
Great: 278%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB-$500
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 39.8
MC Mixed 32.4
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 43.2
SC Mixed 31.8
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 103%
Great: 166%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Builds (Compare 998 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $351

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,710
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