Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 77.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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 Drive337% 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 19:36
Run Duration288 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
77.9% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 363
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 561
MC Float 689
MC Mixed 603
92% 618 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
EVGA(3842 1996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 317
Reflection 293
Parallax 358
102% 323 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 301
Splatting 216
103% 239 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$340
921GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1434 1593 1781 1812 1736 1885 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
337% Outstanding
Read 2,417
Write 2,193
Mixed 1432
SusWrite 1,707
434% 1,937 MB/s
4K Read 53.4
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 74.8
263% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,336
DQ Write 1,145
DQ Mixed 1,228
923% 1,236 MB/s
Poor: 239%
This bench: 337%
Great: 404%
Crucial BX200 240GB-$60
123GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 54 53 53 53 54 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 470
Write 419
Mixed 384
SusWrite 86.6
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 44.8
155% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 243
203% 294 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 94%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
9GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 125 126 135 128 121 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Read 140
Write 139
Mixed 83.3
SusWrite 126
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 84%
WD Red 8TB (2016)-$230
1TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 116 116 116 114 108 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 134
Write 127
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 114
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.3
227% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 98%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
1GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 60
Write 55.2
Mixed 66.7
46% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.4
86% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 38% Great: 82%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$95
42GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 92 94 95 95 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
55.6% Above average
Read 99.8
Write 90.8
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 93.7
59% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
115% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 66%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
149GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 98 101 101 101 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 115
Write 107
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 103
71% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 107%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
35GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 100 101 105 105 106 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 125
Write 87.5
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 102
72% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 82%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$95
4GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 73.7
Write 66
Mixed 40
44% 59.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$250
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22.9
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 20.4
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 95%
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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 1,431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,497
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