Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97% 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 Drive97% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJul 14 '17 at 03:18
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-6700K-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 438
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 639
MC Float 730
MC Mixed 669
102% 679 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Lighting 297
Reflection 278
Parallax 303
92% 293 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 277
Splatting 225
100% 235 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 97%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$110
178GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 502
Mixed 515
115% 514 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 46.2
183% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 166
176% 292 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 123%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$110
40GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 374
Mixed 418
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 25.1
152% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 94.8
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 108
111% 173 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 97%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
120GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 164
Write 138
Mixed 158
116% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.2
74% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.1% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 20.2
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.1
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 116%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA Builds (Compare 981 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,248
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