Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics161% 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 Drive53.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV Extreme-Z  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 19 '19 at 11:42
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-2600K-$450
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
71.4% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 337
QC Mixed 343
78% 342 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 512
76% 506 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
PNY(196E 1304) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Lighting 519
Reflection 436
Parallax 528
161% 494 fps
MRender 394
Gravity 457
Splatting 254
161% 368 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 161%
Great: 168%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 170 177 129 154 203 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 372
Write 119
Mixed 108
SusWrite 169
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 13
72% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 41.8
DQ Mixed 37.9
58% 115 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 85%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
68GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 779 640 631 612 576 436 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Read 1,254
Write 1,081
Mixed 587
SusWrite 612
197% 884 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 46.4
163% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 780
DQ Write 678
DQ Mixed 682
524% 713 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 170%
Great: 260%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$80
2TB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 119 121 122 122 122 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 116
Write 134
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 122
79% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 74%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
844GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 200 202 205 203 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 159
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 203
104% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
367% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 113%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX 9905403-440.A00LF KHX1600C9D3/4GX 9905403-440.A00LF 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
46.9% Average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 14.6
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Maximus IV Extreme-Z Builds (Compare 1,048 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
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Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $923
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