Asus Crosshair IV Formula

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop 53%
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
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 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 61.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics32.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Crosshair IV Formula  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121009
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 01:08
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 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
AMD FX-8350-$95
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
61.8% Good
SC Int 89.7
SC Float 77.1
SC Mixed 83.2
67% 83.3 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 300
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 550
80% 532 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$200
MSI(1462 3050) 2GB
CLim: 955 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
32.6% Below average
Lighting 102
Reflection 79.8
Parallax 129
34% 104 fps
MRender 55.5
Gravity 83.9
Splatting 82.8
31% 74.1 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$82
209GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 445
Write 316
Mixed 322
80% 361 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 43.9
4K Mixed 21.2
81% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 39.7
52% 96.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 80%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
50GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 405
Write 102
Mixed 142
47% 216 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 12.7
74% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 93.9
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 28.2
43% 79.9 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 64%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$60
314GB free
Firmware: 1AG01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 33% Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
51.1% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 18.1
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 14.9
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Crosshair IV Formula Builds (Compare 1,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 48%
Desktop 46%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus Crosshair IV Formula

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $805
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