Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 143%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive302% 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:29
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-7700K-$328
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 152
122% 152 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 541
QC Mixed 517
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 719
MC Float 819
MC Mixed 781
116% 773 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 186
Parallax 210
62% 201 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 189
Splatting 133
74% 156 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$280
337GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
302% Outstanding
Read 2,421
Write 1,788
Mixed 1,901
452% 2,036 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 54.2
244% 95.4 MB/s
DQ Read 487
DQ Write 517
DQ Mixed 39.2
157% 348 MB/s
Poor: 193%
This bench: 302%
Great: 325%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4266 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.9% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 20.8
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 20.8
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 124%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX FORMULA Builds (Compare 1,229 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 135%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA - $369

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 121% - Outstanding Total price: $1,525
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HDDRAMUSB
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