Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive74.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime7.2 Days
Run DateNov 06 '17 at 22:12
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 485
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 715
MC Mixed 680
101% 675 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$478
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2602 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.10
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 395
Parallax 457
136% 428 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 413
Splatting 253
134% 306 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 135%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 540s Series 240GB-$152
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSF036C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 363
Write 287
Mixed 373
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 28.8
112% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 18.6
57% 125 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 105%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
897GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 175
Mixed 158
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.33
4K Write 2.68
4K Mixed 0.28
136% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$219
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.7% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 11.6
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 14
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 90%
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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 1,086 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME - $459

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,976
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