Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 88.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics163% 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 Drive244% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 17:05
Run Duration201 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$306
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
88.9% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 434
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 605
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 656
98% 653 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Lighting 532
Reflection 526
Parallax 549
166% 535 fps
MRender 273
Gravity 513
Splatting 304
160% 363 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 163%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$288
191GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 418
Mixed 429
101% 456 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 33.1
148% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 132
148% 253 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
Great: 118%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$415
164GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 2,077
Write 1,487
Mixed 1,196
351% 1,587 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 48.1
188% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 136
144% 242 MB/s
Poor: 180%
This bench: 244%
Great: 294%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$385
95GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 500
Mixed 512
114% 513 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 47.8
169% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 169
176% 288 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 119%
Great: 123%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
2.5TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
33.6% Below average
Read 101
Write 76.6
Mixed 72.5
102% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.12
4K Write 0.72
4K Mixed 0.09
28% 0.31 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3333 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 32.5
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 42
SC Mixed 29.8
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 101%
Great: 146%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX FORMULA Builds (Compare 2,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA - $388

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 120% - Outstanding Total price: $1,708
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