Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 99.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics78.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive237% 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 IX FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 16:49
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$295
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 484
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 755
112% 752 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$95
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Lighting 254
Reflection 215
Parallax 229
76% 233 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 230
Splatting 174
80% 187 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$118
72GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 2,586
Write 1,198
Mixed 1,418
381% 1,734 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 24.1
173% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 50.8
DQ Write 431
DQ Mixed 28.5
85% 170 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 237%
Great: 262%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 28.7
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 44.4
SC Mixed 31.9
95% 33.2 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
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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 1,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA - $389

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $1,742
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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