Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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 Drive274% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:12
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
81.4% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 257
90% 193 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 604
71% 541 Pts
64-Core 692
46% 692 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 501
Reflection 416
Parallax 544
131% 487 fps
MRender 392
Gravity 440
Splatting 250
116% 361 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 125%
Great: 135%
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: 1266 1422 1430 1436 1185 869 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
274% Outstanding
Read 2,088
Write 1,441
Mixed 872
SusWrite 1,268
316% 1,417 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 64.1
248% 94.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 460
438% 713 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 274%
Great: 280%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
122% Outstanding
MC Read 46.4
MC Write 47.8
MC Mixed 36.2
124% 43.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 48.6
SC Mixed 36.4
105% 36.6 GB/s
Latency 42.5
94% 42.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 122%
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 1,813 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,233
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