Asus MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive241% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateJan 05 '18 at 04:46
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 i5-6600K-$222
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 532
QC Float 570
QC Mixed 570
126% 557 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 578
MC Mixed 565
85% 565 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$200
269GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 2,060
Write 1,308
Mixed 1,222
338% 1,530 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 45.2
187% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 579
DQ Write 430
DQ Mixed 211
237% 407 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 241%
Great: 278%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$94
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 134
Write 138
Mixed 154
108% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.28
104% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$218
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 34.6
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 30.9
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
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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 IMPACT Builds (Compare 491 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,217
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