Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics157% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive166% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '19 at 19:12
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$293
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 134
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 417
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 749
MC Mixed 702
105% 704 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
Gigabyte(1458 37C5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 525
Reflection 423
Parallax 512
161% 487 fps
MRender 378
Gravity 432
Splatting 248
154% 352 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 157%
Great: 170%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 383 365 325 339 352 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1,159
Write 621
Mixed 603
SusWrite 374
153% 689 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 52.4
226% 88.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,059
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 360
340% 554 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 166%
Great: 240%
Corsair Force GS 180GB-$134
21GB free
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 140 119 174 181 176 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 322
Write 180
Mixed 220
SusWrite 156
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 37.8
161% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 192
154% 218 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 84%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$140
665GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 89 89 87 76 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 122
Write 124
Mixed 81.4
SusWrite 85.6
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
185% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$80
658GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 78 76 78 78 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 77
Write 54.7
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 76.9
44% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 31.1
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 27.8
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 105%
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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 1,558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
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: $1,251
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