Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics44.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150323
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 00:25
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8350-$81
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
54.2% Above average
SC Int 79.6
SC Float 72.1
SC Mixed 75.2
60% 75.6 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 239
QC Mixed 262
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 444
66% 435 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
44.3% Average
Lighting 133
Reflection 129
Parallax 186
47% 149 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 111
Splatting 81.9
42% 98.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 48%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow KC400 512GB-$247
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM001B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 121 104 125 154 198 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 336
Write 72
Mixed 293
SusWrite 141
47% 211 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 14.5
87% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 67.3
81% 145 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 101%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 274 264 243 277 260 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 47% Great: 110%
Seagate Expansion 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 2322
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 17 17 16 16 17 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
7.07% Terrible
Read 7
Write 17
Mixed 11.8
SusWrite 16.4
19% 13 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.1
31% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 7.07%
Great: 59%
WD My Passport 07A8 1TB
177GB free, PID 07a8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 70 71 65 72 72 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 68
Write 70.7
Mixed 46.7
SusWrite 70.4
87% 63.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
94% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
48.1% Average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 18.1
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 12.6
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z Builds (Compare 4,876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $701
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