Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 95%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics158% 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 (83rd 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-$302
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
95% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 477
107% 470 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 739
MC Mixed 692
102% 683 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$720
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
158% Outstanding
Lighting 501
Reflection 416
Parallax 544
160% 487 fps
MRender 392
Gravity 440
Splatting 250
158% 361 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 158%
Great: 167%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$206
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 (94th 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: 140%
This bench: 274%
Great: 277%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$176
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th 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: 66%
This bench: 122%
Great: 119%
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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 1,522 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $1,130
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