Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150902
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 00:40
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 128
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 453
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 708
MC Mixed 676
100% 670 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Asus(1043 855B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 344
Reflection 314
Parallax 343
106% 334 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 316
Splatting 195
104% 238 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$90
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 127
Write 132
Mixed 126
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.21
99% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 82%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 141
Write 120
Mixed 106
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.17
84% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$153
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 26.2
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 26.5
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 104%
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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: $1,720
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