Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10.1% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive203% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 18:01
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i7-7700K-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 157
125% 157 Pts
QC Int 532
QC Float 566
QC Mixed 549
124% 549 Pts
MC Int 775
MC Float 889
MC Mixed 850
125% 838 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 112%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4849
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
10.1% Very poor
Lighting 25
Reflection 31
Parallax 26.9
8% 27.6 fps
MRender 26.5
Gravity 22.3
Splatting 38.2
12% 29 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$178
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
203% Outstanding
Read 1,837
Write 1,265
Mixed 1,211
318% 1,438 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 25
156% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 35
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 27
56% 107 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 203%
Great: 257%
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$209
365GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 484
Mixed 481
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 26.2
125% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 26.1
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 58
79% 134 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 28.7
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 33.1
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
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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 3,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA - $392

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,845
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