Asus MAXIMUS VII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 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 92.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive82.2% 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 VII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151028
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 07 '17 at 22:19
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i7-4790K-$332
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 456
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 694
MC Mixed 681
101% 675 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4999) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.69
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 71% Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS120G32TND-N1A2A 120GB
76GB free
Firmware: 30000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 497
Write 271
Mixed 325
80% 364 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 23.2
115% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 21.1
82% 183 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 86%
Lacie XtremKey USB 3.0 64GB-$76
17GB free, PID 106c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.4% Average
Read 203
Write 47.9
Mixed 39.4
92% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.41
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.36
46% 2.06 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2400 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.8% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.3
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 17.5
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII FORMULA Builds (Compare 648 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII FORMULA - $284

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,415
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