Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 Drive226% 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 (70th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th 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: 113%
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 (94th 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: 7%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme Samsung SSD 960 500GB
406GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
226% Outstanding
Read 1,837
Write 1,524
Mixed 1,459
358% 1,607 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 30.1
176% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 35
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 32.5
67% 126 MB/s
Poor: 182%
This bench: 226%
Great: 322%
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$219
365GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th 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: 62%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd 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: 44%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
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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 2,385 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA - $392

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $1,744
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