Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive263% 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 20:31
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$275
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 242
89% 186 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 685
71% 555 Pts
64-Core 687
46% 687 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.1%
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: 1442 1447 1153 808 720 679 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
263% Outstanding
Read 2,114
Write 1,432
Mixed 870
SusWrite 1,042
303% 1,364 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 66.8
253% 95.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,276
DQ Write 402
DQ Mixed 453
435% 710 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 263%
Great: 282%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
86GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 59 59 59 59 57 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
32.4% Below average
Read 55.8
Write 55.7
Mixed 50
SusWrite 58.5
75% 55 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.7
152% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 32.4%
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 (63rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 45
MC Mixed 32.7
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 33.1
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 45.1
89% 45.1 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
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 1,918 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,218
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