Asus Maximus Formula

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 73%
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 29%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Maximus Formula  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20081128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 06:04
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 Core2 Quad Q9550-$186
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.85 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
50.7% Above average
SC Int 89.9
SC Float 53
SC Mixed 67.2
56% 70 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 268
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 362
MC Float 211
MC Mixed 267
43% 280 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Gigabyte(1458 36DD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1632 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 339
Reflection 315
Parallax 357
107% 337 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 321
Splatting 224
109% 252 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD322HJ 320GB-$44
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AC01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 68
Write 72.6
Mixed 64.3
51% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.4
96% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 61%
Seagate ST380011A 80GB-$23
1GB free
Firmware: 8.01 Max speed: UDMA 100 100 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
17.8% Very poor
Read 28.8
Write 33.1
Mixed 20.2
20% 27.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 0.44
4K Mixed 0.25
61% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 17.8%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
26.5% Poor
MC Read 8.5
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 7.7
24% 8.27 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 8.1
22% 7.73 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Maximus Formula Builds (Compare 346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 25%
Desktop 27%
Workstation 19%

Motherboard: Asus Maximus Formula

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $344
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