Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics88.6% 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 Drive171% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 07:28
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 166
SC Mixed 160
128% 160 Pts
QC Int 561
QC Float 611
QC Mixed 582
132% 585 Pts
MC Int 798
MC Float 929
MC Mixed 851
128% 859 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 117%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$781
CLim: 1100 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.10.3
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Lighting 252
Reflection 160
Parallax 391
93% 267 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 274
Splatting 181
85% 195 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Hellfire NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$238
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 721 695 669 699 704 685 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 1,041
Write 1,138
Mixed 489
SusWrite 696
189% 841 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 44.7
172% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 828
DQ Write 726
DQ Mixed 425
415% 660 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 171%
Great: 248%
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
95GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 199 123 123 123 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 495
Mixed 401
SusWrite 170
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 45.4
171% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 203
189% 291 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 99%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
151GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 10,608
Write 9,548
Mixed 9560
2,210% 9,906 MB/s
4K Read 739
4K Write 380
4K Mixed 385
1,815% 502 MB/s
DQ Read 1,748
DQ Write 1,291
DQ Mixed 1,350
1,055% 1,463 MB/s
Poor: 64% Great: 116%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$34
240GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 94 97 98 99 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 89.2
Write 94.1
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 96.1
56% 77.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 69%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB
254GB free
Firmware: GR2OA230
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 85 88 88 87 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 68.9
Write 64.8
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 86.8
44% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 42
MC Mixed 29.8
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 34.2
100% 34.9 GB/s
Latency 45.4
88% 45.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
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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 3,193 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA - $392

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,783
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