Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 85.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics41.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive281% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 27 '19 at 18:14
Run Duration236 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$278
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 410
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 599
MC Float 729
MC Mixed 669
99% 665 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
AMD(1002 0B00) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.2.3
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
41.1% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 72.9
Parallax 171
44% 123 fps
MRender 56
Gravity 130
Splatting 80.2
39% 88.6 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$133
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1794 912 598 616 617 618 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
281% Outstanding
Read 2,549
Write 2,271
Mixed 1,479
SusWrite 859
399% 1,790 MB/s
4K Read 64.4
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 82.2
274% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,042
DQ Write 813
DQ Mixed 900
681% 918 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 281%
Great: 326%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$140
21GB free
Firmware: 506ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 106 89 120 128 149 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 431
Write 220
Mixed 258
SusWrite 119
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 38.9
140% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 131
121% 187 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 87%
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$70
65GB free
Firmware: 503ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 176 167 169 165 159 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 430
Write 279
Mixed 296
SusWrite 170
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 40.9
148% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 160
150% 234 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 96%
WD Red 6TB (2014)-$175
342GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 79 79 79 80 80 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 93.3
Write 71.7
Mixed 76.4
SusWrite 79
60% 80.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 98%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
82GB free
Firmware: CR100-12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 49 49 49 48 49 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Read 60
Write 75.1
Mixed 46.1
SusWrite 48.9
42% 57.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3333 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 29.4
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 31.9
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 100%
Great: 113%
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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 IX FORMULA Builds (Compare 4,300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA - $392

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,804
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