Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 94.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive276% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '19 at 19:29
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 427
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 470
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 745
MC Mixed 705
104% 694 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
340GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1446 1449 1449 1445 1052 814 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
276% Outstanding
Read 2,066
Write 1,436
Mixed 922
SusWrite 1,276
318% 1,425 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 68.2
254% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 1,274
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 467
442% 716 MB/s
Poor: 147%
This bench: 276%
Great: 281%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
123GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 63 64 63 64 63 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 71.5
Write 60.4
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 62.3
83% 61.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 6.6
4K Mixed 0.8
256% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 62%
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 @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 32.8
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 33.1
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 44.3
90% 44.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
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 1,570 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,248
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