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 as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 88.9%, this CPUs 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 as expected (59th 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 as expected (54th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 129
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 433
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 610
MC Float 670
MC Mixed 620
95% 633 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.9%
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: 1433 1434 1421 1433 1340 1080 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th 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: 147%
This bench: 274%
Great: 281%
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 (28th 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: 13%
This bench: 22.4%
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 above expectations (63rd 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: 67%
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 1,562 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $1,258
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