Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics152% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive224% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 19:36
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 94.4
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 425
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 661
MC Mixed 626
92% 617 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
152% Outstanding
Lighting 474
Reflection 410
Parallax 504
150% 463 fps
MRender 382
Gravity 437
Splatting 236
154% 352 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 152%
Great: 168%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1247 1393 1414 1427 940 741 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
224% Outstanding
Read 1,512
Write 1,428
Mixed 798
SusWrite 1,194
277% 1,233 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 40.7
180% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,261
DQ Write 382
DQ Mixed 442
425% 695 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 224%
Great: 281%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$158
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 20.8
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 24.1
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 86.9
46% 86.9 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 120%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA Builds (Compare 1,567 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 119% - Outstanding Total price: $1,155
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