Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics123% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 07:08
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 255
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 692
75% 581 Pts
64-Core 698
47% 698 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$649
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 500
Reflection 416
Parallax 504
129% 473 fps
MRender 392
Gravity 439
Splatting 241
116% 358 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 123%
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: 1274 1438 1437 1446 1116 870 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
274% Outstanding
Read 2,061
Write 1,443
Mixed 866
SusWrite 1,264
314% 1,409 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 66.4
252% 94.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,284
DQ Write 406
DQ Mixed 464
442% 718 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 274%
Great: 282%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$259
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 42.3
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 32.5
114% 40 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 34.2
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 45.9
87% 45.9 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 121%
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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 1,869 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: $1,235
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