Asus MAXIMUS VI FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 76.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics94.1% 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 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VI FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140815
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:03
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-4770K-$445
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
76.8% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 358
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 603
MC Mixed 603
89% 593 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
MSI(1462 3177) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Lighting 445
Reflection 217
Parallax 244
115% 302 fps
MRender 166
Gravity 226
Splatting 152
79% 181 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
788GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 124
Write 114
Mixed 124
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.23
114% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
385GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 153
Write 142
Mixed 138
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1.29
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.28
130% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
107GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 108
Write 114
Mixed 121
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.29
4K Write 2.72
4K Mixed 0.22
128% 1.41 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
33.2% Below average
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9.6
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 10.1
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 33.2%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI FORMULA - $299

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,454
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