Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 90.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics153% 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 Drive190% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 00:13
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 440
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 726
MC Mixed 677
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Lighting 667
Reflection 394
Parallax 432
180% 498 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 418
Splatting 255
134% 306 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 153%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$200
588GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 571
Mixed 514
118% 527 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 56.7
197% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 136
170% 303 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 133%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$200
588GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 529
Write 550
Mixed 504
118% 527 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 58.3
190% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 399
DQ Mixed 218
211% 331 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 131%
Great: 124%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$200
154GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
190% Outstanding
Read 1,881
Write 891
Mixed 1,061
281% 1,278 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 29.9
190% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 45.4
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 28.9
47% 86.3 MB/s
Poor: 125%
This bench: 190%
Great: 222%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$54
666GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
61% Good
Read 99.7
Write 113
Mixed 101
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 0.25
119% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 61%
Great: 84%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$81
520GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 123
Write 77.8
Mixed 85.3
72% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.29
81% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU32GX4M4A2666C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.7% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.9
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 24.7
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 112%
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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 911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,177
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