ASUS Maximus VI Extreme Review

wPrime95 and x264

ASUS Maximus VI Extreme review


Despite scoring well in the PC Mark 7 calculation test, the Maximus VI Extreme doesn't do so well in wPrime95. At stock it's just a shade quicker than the reference Intel board and £100 Gigabyte D3H but a way behind the MSI Z87 GD65 Gaming. When overclocked the Sniper M5 creeps ahead and the Maximus matches the MSI offering.


x264 Benchmark v5

This continues into the video transcoding test that is the x264 benchmark. The Maximus VI is alright. Not good. Not awful. Just alright. We expect more from such a high-end motherboard.


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20-06-2013, 16:59:00

Today we're going to review the latest top-line motherboard from ASUS, the ROG Z87 Maximus VI Extreme. For £330 this thing had better be good!

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20-06-2013, 17:09:03

Ohdear! Very curious, will read it in a bit Quote

20-06-2013, 17:10:20

Now i see what you meant when you said I'd change my mind about MoBo in the ultimate gaming rig thread. What a terrible price/performance ratioQuote

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