Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 83.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.8% 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 Drive91.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 21:19
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User BHS-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
83.9% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 398
90% 395 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 676
MC Mixed 629
95% 636 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Lighting 247
Reflection 218
Parallax 238
75% 235 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 221
Splatting 152
78% 180 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
246GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 412
Mixed 420
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 46
168% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 119
133% 229 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 110%
Great: 135%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
88GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 414
Mixed 426
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 31.2
142% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 121
138% 238 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 102%
Great: 135%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 349
Mixed 353
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 25.5
128% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 85.3
111% 203 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 116%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$474
3TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 34.7
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 43.9
SC Mixed 31.3
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 122%
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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 1,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,337
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