Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 134%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 93.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics153% 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 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory61.5 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '16 at 02:09
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 139
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 441
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 751
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7290
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Lighting 699
Reflection 401
Parallax 414
184% 505 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 408
Splatting 240
129% 294 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 153%
Great: 143%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$486
427GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
261% Outstanding
Read 2,145
Write 1,442
Mixed 1,542
379% 1,710 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 55.3
212% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 608
DQ Write 402
DQ Mixed 238
249% 416 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 261%
Great: 273%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB-$842
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.1% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 24.3
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 155%
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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 661 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $481

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,750
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