Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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)
Memory11.6 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 19:40
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 249
90% 189 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 635
69% 534 Pts
64-Core 620
42% 620 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 95%
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: 1433 1434 1421 1433 1340 1080 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
274% Outstanding
Read 2,004
Write 1,430
Mixed 902
SusWrite 1,357
318% 1,423 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 63.7
239% 89.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,282
DQ Write 406
DQ Mixed 463
441% 717 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 274%
Great: 282%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
119GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 49 50 52 53 50 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
22.4% Poor
Read 55.5
Write 52.6
Mixed 47
SusWrite 50.4
70% 51.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
62% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$189
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 46.5
MC Mixed 32.9
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 47.5
SC Mixed 32
91% 31.8 GB/s
Latency 44.8
89% 44.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 107%
Great: 121%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA Builds (Compare 1,925 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 105%
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser


EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,247
The Best.
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $195AMD RX 590 $185Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2060 $325Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $51
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $609SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback